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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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Burma: National Commission Denies Atrocities

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

Venezuela: Video Footage Exposes Brutal Repression

21 July 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Morocco/Western Sahara: Torture Allegations Cast Shadow Over Trial

17 July 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

India: Top Court Orders Manipur Killings Inquiry

15 July 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Morocco: Police Use Force at Rabat Sit-In

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

Iraq: New Abuse, Execution Reports of Men Fleeing Mosul

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

EU: Rights Should Be on Egypt Meeting Agenda

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

Venezuela: Senior Officials' Responsibility for Abuses

15 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

India: Lack of Army Justice Could Provoke New Crimes

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

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