Human Rights Watch


Human Rights Watch (HRW) is an independent, international organization that works as part of a vibrant movement to uphold human dignity and advance the cause of human rights for all. HRW defends the rights of people worldwide. They scrupulously investigate abuses, expose the facts widely, and pressure those with power to respect rights and secure justice. Each year, HRW publishes 100+ reports and briefings on human rights conditions in some 90 countries, generating extensive coverage in local and international media.