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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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US/Bahrain: Bad Move to Resume Arms Sales

2 July 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Guantanamo: 'An Unmitigated Disaster'

20 May 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Deportation by Default: Mental Disability, Unfair Hearings, and Indefinite Detention in the US Immigration System

25 July 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

"Tough, Fair, and Practical," A Human Rights Framework for Immigration Reform in the United

8 July 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Universal Periodic Review: United States

31 March 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

US: Reform Afghanistan Detention Policy

14 November 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

World Report 2009 - United States

14 January 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Annual Reports

US: Parole Uighur Detainees Into the United States

6 October 2008 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

"Enduring Freedom": Abuses by U.S. Forces in Afghanistan

8 March 2004 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

The "Sixth Division": Military-paramilitary Ties and U.S. Policy in Colombia

4 October 2001 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

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