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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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Human Rights Coalition Raises Concerns Over Choice of Minsk to Host European Games

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

Tajikistan: Abuse of Dissidents' Families

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

Iraq: ISIS Attacking Civilians in Mosul Retreat

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

Lebanon: Reform Rape Laws

19 December 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Iraq: Executions by Government-Backed Militia

18 December 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

DR Congo: Kabila Should Commit to Leave Office

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

North Korea: No Justice Five Years After Kim Jong-Il's Death

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

Cuba: Free Graffiti Artist

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

China: Three Activists Feared 'Disappeared'

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

Egypt: Immigration Law Lacks Key Protections

15 December 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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