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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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Syria: Great Danger to Civilians in Azaz

18 February 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

World Report 2016 - Syria

27 January 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Annual Reports

Russia/Syria: Possibly Unlawful Russian Air Strikes

26 October 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Syria: New Russian-Made Cluster Munition Reported

10 October 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

"He Didn't Have to Die": Indiscriminate Attacks by Opposition Groups in Syria

23 March 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Syria: New Spate of Barrel Bomb Attacks

24 February 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Syria: Evidence of Islamic State Cluster Munition Use

1 September 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Syria: Barrage of Barrel Bombs

30 July 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

"Maybe We Live and Maybe We Die": Recruitment and Use of Children by Armed Groups in Syria

24 June 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Submission on the second periodic report of Syria to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

21 May 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

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