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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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Hong Kong: Chief Executive Should Defend Autonomy

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

China: Own Up to Tiananmen Massacre

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

DR Congo: EU, US Sanction Top Officials

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

China: Release Taiwanese Democracy Activist

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

Sisi-Trump Meeting Shows Mutual Contempt for Rights

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

Turkey: Crackdown on Kurdish Opposition

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

Thailand: Rights Crisis Deepens Under Dictatorship

12 January 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Morocco/Western Sahara: Year of Reform and Repression

12 January 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

EU/US: Sanction Senior DR Congo Officials

9 December 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Côte d'Ivoire: Respect Rights of "No" Campaign for Referendum

27 October 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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