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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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Gambia: Justice for Jammeh-Era Abuses Crucial

21 April 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Ethiopia: No Justice in Somali Region Killings

5 April 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Bangladesh: 5 Years On, No Justice for Aminul Islam

3 April 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Uganda: Ensure Independent Investigation into Kasese Killings

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

Sri Lanka: UN Official Calls Progress 'Worryingly Slow'

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

Russia: Peaceful Protester Alleges Torture

27 February 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Sri Lanka: Pledge to End Police Abuse Not Met

20 February 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Thailand: Reopen Case of 'Disappeared' Activist

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

Nepal: Key Moment for Justice

3 February 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Sri Lanka: Delays Set Back Justice

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

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