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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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EU: Older Refugees Stranded in Greece

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

Algeria/Morocco: Syrians Stranded at Border

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

Spain: LGBT Asylum Seekers Abused in North African Enclave

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

China: Don't Force 8 Refugees Back to North Korea

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

Venezuela: Humanitarian Crisis Spilling into Brazil

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

UAE: Clarify Role in Deadly Attack on Refugee Boat

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

Remove Barriers to Syrian Refugee Education

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

EU: Ensure Aid Reaches Refugees with Disabilities

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

Yemen: Attack on Refugee Boat Likely War Crime

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

Greece: Reject EU Pressure on Asylum Seekers

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

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