Human Rights Watch

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Part of the The Statesman's Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Founded 1978. Non-profit, non-governmental organization dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world. Research topics include: arms; children’s rights; counterterrorism; disability rights; health; international justice; migrants; press freedom; refugees; terrorism; torture; women’s rights.

  • Address: 350 Fifth Avenue, 34th floor, New York, NY 10118-3299, USA.

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  • Executive Director: Kenneth Roth.

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