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Human Rights Watch

Alternate Title HRW
Creator Human Rights Watch (Organization)
Organization Type Non-governmental organizations
Organization Based In United States
Geographic Focus Global focus
Subjects Human rights; Civil rights; Political prisoners
Summary "Human Rights Watch researchers conduct fact-finding investigations into human rights abuses by governments and non-state actors in all regions of the world. We visit the site of abuses to interview victims, witnesses and others. We publish our findings in dozens of books and reports every year, generating extensive coverage in local and international media."
Languages English; Arabic; Chinese; French; German; Hebrew; Japanese; Russian; Spanish