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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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Lebanon: Syrian Refugee's Account of Torture

21 December 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Syria: Desperate Pleas for Protection from Aleppo

13 December 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia/Syria: War Crimes in Month of Bombing Aleppo

1 December 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia/Syria: Satellite, Video Imagery Confirm School Attack

16 November 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Syria/Russia: School Attack a Possible War Crime

6 November 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Syria: Stop Undermining UN Investigation

28 October 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Syria: Improvised Mines Kill, Injure Hundreds in Manbij

26 October 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

France: Exclude Russian Arms Dealer from Paris Show

15 October 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

UN: Demand End to Unlawful Aleppo Attacks

3 October 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Syria: New Deadly Chemical Attacks

28 September 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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