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Human Rights Watch

The largest human rights organization based in the United States, Human Rights Watch started in 1978 as Helsinki Watch, monitoring the compliance of Soviet bloc countries with the human rights provisions of the Helsinki Accords. In the 1980s Americas Watch was established to monitor abuses by both sides in the war in Central America, and thereafter other committees were set up to cover other regions of the world such as Asia and Africa. In 1988 all the "Watch" committees were united to form Human Rights Watch. The organization's researchers conduct fact-finding investigations into human rights abuses in all regions of the world, and their findings are then published in dozens of books and reports every year.

This database contains annual reports (1996 - 2016) and selected country reports (1992 - 2016).  Website: www.hrw.org
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Detained, Beaten, Deported: Saudi Abuses against Migrants during Mass Expulsions

10 May 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Saudi Arabia: 12,000 Somalis Expelled

18 February 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Saudi Arabia: Free Detainee in 'Eye-for-an-Eye' Case

13 April 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Saudi Arabia: Free Detainee Held Since April for Tweets

31 October 2012 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Saudi Arabia: Free Islamic Scholar Who Criticized Ministry

14 July 2011 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Saudi Arabia: Rescind New Online Restrictions

7 January 2011 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Human Rights and Saudi Arabia's Counterterrorism Response: Religious Counseling, Indefinite Detention, and Flawed Trials

10 August 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Saudi Arabia: Release Leading Human Rights Activist

21 May 2008 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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