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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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Mexico: Reject Internal Security Law

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

Vietnam: Drop Charges Against 'Mother Mushroom'

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

Burma: Army Report Whitewashes Ethnic Cleansing

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

Guinea: Judges Conclude 2009 Massacre Inquiry

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

Mali: Defense Ministry Promises Abuse Inquiry

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

Bahrain: 'Disappeared' Engineer Faces Military Trial

26 October 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

Burma: Rohingya Describe Military Atrocities

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

Morocco: King Brushes Off Evidence of Police Abuse

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

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