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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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Brazil: Reject Abortion Ban

12 December 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

UN Security Council Meeting a Chance to Act on Myanmar

12 December 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Thailand: Politician Faces Baseless Sedition Charges

12 December 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Tajikistan: Independent Journalist Detained

11 December 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Burma: Rohingya Return Deal Bad for Refugees

11 December 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Honduras: Guarantee Credibility of Elections, Protect Free Expression

11 December 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

EU Making Aid Efforts More Inclusive

7 December 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

DR Congo: New 'Kivu Security Tracker' Maps Eastern Violence

7 December 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Turkmenistan: Animal Rights Activist Detained

7 December 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Libya: New Wave of Attacks Against Sufi Sites

7 December 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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