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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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Colombia: Don't Promote Officers Linked to Killings

14 November 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Iraq: Investigate Killing of School Principal, Cameraman

2 November 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Iraq: Investigate Abuses in Hawija Operation

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

Crimes against Humanity by Burmese Security Forces Against the Rohingya Muslim Population in Northern Rakhine State since August 25, 2017

25 September 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Burma: Landmines Deadly for Fleeing Rohingya

23 September 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Mali: Unchecked Abuses in Military Operations

8 September 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Myanmar: Free Wrongfully Detained Kachin Christian Leaders

25 July 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Lebanon: Deaths, Alleged Torture of Syrians in Army Custody

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

EU: Rights Should Be on Egypt Meeting Agenda

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

Yemen: UAE Backs Abusive Local Forces

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

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