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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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Tunisia: Amnesty Bill Would Set Back Transition

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

Azerbaijan: Bank Chief Should Raise Rights Issues

24 May 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Thailand: New Whitewash of 2010 Political Violence

7 January 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Côte d'Ivoire: Extortion by Security Forces

29 July 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Kuwait: Authorities Dissolve Transparency Society

21 June 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Nigeria: New President Should Address Abuses

26 May 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

30 Years of Hun Sen Violence, Repression

13 January 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Afghanistan: Donors Should Act to Protect Rights Gains

25 November 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

China: Release Guangzhou Activists

11 September 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Indonesia: Rights Key to New President's Agenda

28 August 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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