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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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Turkey: Media Shut Down, Journalists Detained

28 July 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Turkey: Rights Protections Missing From Emergency Decree

26 July 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Turkey: Protect Rights, Law After Coup Attempt

18 July 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Turkey: Rights Defenders, Journalists Jailed

21 June 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

EU: Don't Send Syrians Back to Turkey

20 June 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

UN: Press Turkey to Open Border

20 May 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Turkey: Border Guards Kill and Injure Asylum Seekers

10 May 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Turkey: Journalists Convicted for News Reports

6 May 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Turkey: Open Border to Displaced Syrians Shelled by Government

20 April 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Germany: Prosecuting Satirist Mocks Freedom of Speech

16 April 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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