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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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Belarus: Opposition Figure Jailed, Beaten

28 March 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

Georgia: Media Freedom at Risk

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

Uzbekistan: Political Prisoner Free After 19 Years

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

Philippines: Drop Political Charges against Duterte Critic

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

Turkmenistan: Upcoming Presidential Poll Lacks Rights Protections

7 February 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Vietnam: New Wave of Arrests of Critics

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

DR Congo: Human Rights Watch Researcher Deported

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

Burundi: Attacks by Ruling Party Youth League Members

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

Turkey: President Bids for One-Man Rule

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

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