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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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Turkey: Open Borders to Syrians Fleeing ISIS

14 April 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Turkey: Journalists' Trial Closed to Public

25 March 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Turkey: Journalism on Trial

25 March 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Turkey: Academics Jailed For Signing Petition

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

EU/Turkey: Mass, Fast-Track Returns Threaten Rights

8 March 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Turkey: Court Orders Newspaper Takeover

5 March 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

EU/Turkey: Don't Negotiate Away Refugee Rights

4 March 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

World Report 2016 - Turkey

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

Bulgaria: Pushbacks, Abuse at Borders

20 January 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Turkey: Mounting Security Operation Deaths

22 December 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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