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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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South Africa: Crisis for Children with Disabilities

14 March 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Morocco: Flawed Draft Disability Rights Law

26 October 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Making Russia's 'Back to School' More Inclusive

3 September 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Serbia: Police Abusing Migrants, Asylum Seekers

15 April 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

India: Enforce Ruling Protecting Transgender People

5 February 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Cambodia: Death Highlights Detention Center Abuses

7 December 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Yemen: HIV Patients Denied Health Care

3 November 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia: Anti-LGBT Law a Tool for Discrimination

30 June 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Kenya: Halt Crackdown on Somalis

11 April 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Kyrgyzstan: Backsliding on Rights

4 April 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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