Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch

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Human Rights Watch was founded in 1978 as “Helsinki Watch,” investigating rights abuses in countries that signed the Helsinki Accords. Currently, HRW investigates massacres, genocides, government take-overs of media and the arrests of activists and political opposition figures, as well as abuses and discrimination against women, LGBT people, and people with disabilities.

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