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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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"I Was Sold" - Abuse and Exploitation of Migrant Domestic Workers in Oman

13 July 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Egypt: Scores Barred From Traveling

1 November 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Kazakhstan: Continued Scrutiny of Rights Progress Needed

30 November 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Morocco: Sahrawi Activists' Passports Returned

16 February 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Morocco: Lift Travel Restrictions on Sahrawi Activists

26 January 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

UAE: Fully Investigate Dubai Rape Case

25 January 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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