Established in 1978, Human Rights Watch is known for its accurate fact-finding, impartial reporting, effective use of media, and targeted advocacy, often in partnership with local human rights groups. Each year, Human Rights Watch publishes more than 100 reports and briefings on human rights conditions in some 90 countries.
The IISS has been advancing global peace and security since 1958. Carefully researched facts and incisive analysis are at the heart of what they do, helping governments, academics, journalists and businesses.
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