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Human Rights Watch

Our researchers investigate human rights crises in some 90 countries around the world. Their work has led to significant change.

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– We address the underlying causes of human rights abuse around the world

– We help bring about change at the highest levels of society, by compelling government and international institutions to take action

– We stand with victims and activists to prevent discrimination, to uphold political freedom, to protect people from inhumane conduct in wartime, and to bring offenders to justice.

– We make a lasting impact on human conditions, by helping bring violators to justice, pushing for stronger laws and fostering international cooperation to advance human rights

– We have a 30-year track record of raising awareness and advancing successful strategies for ending human rights abuse, often partnering with local groups and human rights defenders to achieve our goals

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