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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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Thailand: Finalize Disappearances Convention

13 March 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Greece: Reject EU Pressure on Asylum Seekers

10 March 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Nepal: Use Proportionate Force While Policing Protests

9 March 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Brazil: Military Police Muzzled

9 March 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

UN: Boost Office Examining North Korea Abuses

9 March 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

China: Cease Intimidation on Tibetan Anniversary

9 March 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Algeria: Don't Prosecute a Writer for Insulting Islam

8 March 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Thailand: Defamation Cases Dropped Against Activists

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

Bahrain: Activist's Family Targeted

6 March 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

North Korea: Crimes Against Humanity Demand Justice

6 March 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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