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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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Yemen: Free Captive Children

2 June 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Lebanon: Lawyer Held for Facebook Posts

1 June 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Ukraine: 17 Russian Journalists Banned

1 June 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Palestine: Hamas Should Halt Executions

31 May 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Côte d'Ivoire: Simone Gbagbo Trial Begins

30 May 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Chad's Ex-Dictator Convicted of Atrocities

30 May 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Sudan: Hundreds Deported to Likely Abuse

30 May 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Sri Lanka: Consultations Lacking on Missing Persons' Office

27 May 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Burma: Proposed Assembly Law Falls Short

27 May 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Sudan: Students, Activists at Risk of Torture

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

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