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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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Philippines: Duterte's First Year a Human Rights Calamity

28 June 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Egypt: Cancel Alexandria Death Penalty

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

Tunisia: Secret Detentions Mar Anti-Corruption Effort

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

Saudi Arabia: 14 Protesters Facing Execution After Unfair Trials

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

Algeria: Ensure Fair Trial for Minority Rights Activists

29 May 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Thailand: Dozens Wounded in Bangkok Hospital Bombing

22 May 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Ukraine: Prison Sentence for Academic in Separatist Region

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

Gambia: Justice for Jammeh-Era Abuses Crucial

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

Côte d'Ivoire: Simone Gbagbo Acquitted After Flawed War Crimes Trial

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

Gaza: 'Unlawful Combatants Law' Violates Rights

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

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