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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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Saudi Arabia: Religion Textbooks Promote Intolerance

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

Myanmar: Free Wrongfully Detained Kachin Christian Leaders

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

Sri Lanka: Minister Threatens Defender of Minority Rights

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

Thailand: Investigate Death in Immigration Lockup

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

Burma: Two Islamic Schools Shuttered in Rangoon

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

Egypt: Horrific Palm Sunday Bombings

12 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

Burma: Release or Charge Kachin Christians

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

Burma: Kachin Christians Feared 'Disappeared'

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

Algeria: 3-Year Sentence for Insulting Islam

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

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