Afghanistan’s Strongmen and the Legacy of Impunity
March 3, 2015
This 96-page report profiles eight “strongmen” linked to police, intelligence, and militia forces responsible for serious abuses in recent years. The report documents emblematic incidents that reflect longstanding patterns of violence for which victims obtained no official redress.
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ISBN: 978-1-6231-32347
Sudanese Army Attacks against Civilians in Tabit
February 11, 2015
The 48-page report documents Sudanese army attacks in which at least 221 women and girls were raped in Tabit over 36 hours beginning on October 30, 2014. The mass rapes would amount to crimes against humanity if found to be part of a widespread or systematic attack on the civilian population.
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ISBN: 978-1-6231-32323
Events of 2014
January 29, 2015

Human Rights Watch's 25th annual World Report summarizes human rights conditions in more than 90 countries and territories worldwide in 2014. It reflects extensive investigative work that Human Rights Watch staff conducted during the year, often in close partnership with domestic human rights activists.

Abuses in Crimea
November 17, 2014
This 37-page report and accompanying video document the intimidation and harassment of Crimea residents who oppose Russia’s actions in Crimea, in particular Crimean Tatars, as well as activists and journalists.
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ISBN: 978-1-6231-32064
Boko Haram Violence against Women and Girls in Northeast Nigeria
October 27, 2014
This report is based on interviews with more than 46 witnesses and victims of Boko Haram abductions in Borno, Yobe, and Adamawa states, including with girls who escaped the April 2014 abduction of 276 girls from Chibok secondary school.
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ISBN: 978-1-6231-32033
The Rab’a Massacre and Mass Killings of Protesters in Egypt
August 12, 2014
The 188-page report documents the way the Egyptian police and army methodically opened fire with live ammunition on crowds of demonstrators opposed to the military’s July 3 ouster of Mohamed Morsy, Egypt’s first elected civilian president, at six demonstrations between July 5 and August 17, 2013.
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ISBN: 978-1-62313-1661
Feature Content
الانتهاكات بالمناطق الخاضعة لإدارة حزب الاتحاد الديمقراطي في سوريا
June 19, 2014
يوثق التقرير عمليات الاعتقال التعسفي لمعارضي الحزب السياسيين، وانتهاكات أثناء الاحتجاز، وحالات اختطاف وقتل مقيدة ضد مجهول. كما يوثق استخدام الأطفال في قوة الشرطة التابعة لحزب الاتحاد الديمقراطي وجناحه المسلح، وحدات حماية الشعب (أو الأبوجية).
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ISBN: 978-1-62313-1760
The Abuse of Women in Iraq’s Criminal Justice System
February 6, 2014
This 105-page report documents abuses of women in detention based on interviews with women and girls, Sunni and Shia, in prison; their families and lawyers; and medical service providers in the prisons at a time of escalating violence involving security forces and armed groups.
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ISBN: 978-1-623131-012
عمليات الهدم غير المشروع لأحياء سكنية في سوريا في 2012-2013
January 30, 2014
يوثق التقرير سبع عمليات هدم واسع النطاق للبنايات بالمتفجرات والجرافات وانتهاك هذه العمليات لقوانين الحرب، حيث أنها لم تكن تخدم أي غرض عسكري ضروري وبدت وكأنها تعاقب السكان المدنيين عن قصد، أو تسببت في أضرار كبيرة للمدنيين، بحسب ما توصلت إليه هيومن رايتس ووتش.
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ISBN: 978-1-6231-31036
Syria’s Unlawful Neighborhood Demolitions in 2012-2013
January 30, 2014
The 38-page report documents seven cases of large-scale demolitions with explosives and bulldozers that violated the laws of war. The demolitions either served no necessary military purpose and appeared to intentionally punish the civilian population or caused disproportionate harm to civilians, Human Rights Watch found.
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ISBN: 978-1-6231-30954