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Human Rights Watch records: Record Group 1: Helsinki Watch, 1952-2003, bulk 1978-1994

Series IX: Washington D.C. Office Files, 1978-1998

The files consist of correspondence, manuscripts, memorandums, newspaper clippings, photographs and research materials utilized in the development of reports. The files are arranged alphabetically by subject.

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Box IX 1 Folder 1 Abkhazia--Press Clips, 1993-1994


Afghanistan


Box IX 1 Folder 2 Afghan Conflict, 1992-1994


Box IX 1 Folder 3 General, 1984-1985


Box IX 1 Folder 4-15 Press Clips, 1988 January-December, (10 Folders)



Box IX 2 Folder 1 Albania--Women's Issues, 1992-1996


Armenia


Box IX 2 Folder 2 Foreign Policy--United States, 1993-1994


Box IX 2 Folder 3 Karabagh Conflict, 1994


Box IX 2 Folder 4 Military, 1992-1994


Australia


Box IX 2 Folder 5 General, 1992-1995


Box IX 2 Folder 6 Press Clips, 1992-1995


Box IX 2 Folder 7 Austria--Women's Issues, 1992-1993


Azerbaijan


Foreign Policy


Box IX 2 Folder 8 Turkey, 1993-1994


Box IX 2 Folder 9 United States, 1993-1994


Box IX 2 Folder 10 Karabagh Conflict--Air Attacks, 1994


Box IX 2 Folder 11 Military, 1992-1994


Box IX 2 Folder 12 Nakhichevan, 1992-1994


Box IX 2 Folder 13 Baltic States--Human Rights Watch--Missions, 1993-1994


Box IX 2 Folder 14 Belgium--Women's Issues, 1996


Bosnia


Box IX 2 Folder 15 General, 1992-1995



Box IX 3 Folder 1-3 General, 1996, 1998, 1996, 1998, (3 Folders)


Box IX 3 Folder 4 Hearing: "Sanjak Hearing" (Congressional Human Rights Caucus, (1996 September 12), 1990-1996


Box IX 3 Folder 5 Press Clips, 1992-1993


Box IX 3 Folder 6 Report: Update: Non-Compliance with the Dayton Accords, 1996 August


War Crimes


Box IX 3 Folder 7 Correspondence, 1992-1996

[restricted until 2072]


Box IX 3 Folder 8 G-7 Outreach Response, 1996


Tribunal


Box IX 3 Folder 9 Correspondence, 1993


Box IX 3 Folder 10 Indictment, 1995


Box IX 3 Folder 11 Bulgaria--General, 1992-1998


Canada


Box IX 3 Folder 12 Contacts and Organizations, 1991


Box IX 3 Folder 13 General, 1987-1995


Passion Killings


Box IX 3 Folder 14 General, 1992-1993


Box IX 3 Folder 15 Case Work, 1995


Box IX 3 Folder 16 Press Clips, 1991-1994


Women



Box IX 4 Folder 1 Refugees--Asylum Seekers--Cases, 1990-1995

[restricted until 2071]


Box IX 4 Folder 2 Status, 1991


Croatia


Box IX 4 Folder 3 Contacts, 1994-1996


Box IX 4 Folder 4 Correspondence, 1994-1998


Cyprus


Box IX 4 Folder 5 General, 1992-1994


Box IX 4 Folder 5 Women and Labor, 1983


Czechoslovakia


Box IX 4 Folder 7 General, 1991-1993


Box IX 4 Folder 8 Press Clips, 1988


Box IX 4 Folder 9 Reproductive Rights, 1991


Box IX 4 Folder 10 Czech Republic--Contacts, 1993


Denmark


Box IX 4 Folder 11 Women's Issues, 1992


Eastern Europe


Box IX 4 Folder 12 Press Clips, 1990-1993


Box IX 4 Folder 13 Women's Issues, 1990-1994

[restricted until 2070]


England


Box IX 4 Folder 14 Press Clips, 1990-1995


Box IX 4 Folder 15 Reproductive Rights, 1991


Box IX 4 Folder 16 UK--Northern Ireland--Women's Issues, 1990-1993


Europe


Box IX 4 Folder 16-17 General, 1983-1994, (2 Folders)


Box IX 4 Folder 18 European Community, 1992-1997

[restricted until 2073]


Former Yugoslavia


Bosnia


Box IX 4 Folder 19 General, 1992-1996



Box IX 5 Folder 1 Congressional Letters, 1993


Box IX 5 Folder 2 Rape, 1992-1995


Box IX 5 Folder 3 Croatia, 1992-1996


Box IX 5 Folder 4 Dayton Accord, 1995-1996


Box IX 5 Folder 5-9 Press Clips, 1992 September-1993 January, (5 Folders)



Box IX 6 Folder 1-5 Press Clips, 1993 February-May 1-15, 1993 February-May, (5 Folders)



Box IX 7 Folder 1-6 Press Clips, 1993 May 16-31-September, 1993 May, (6 Folders)



Box IX 8 Folder 1 Report: Bringing the Perpetrators of Rape in the Balkans to Justice, 1994


Box IX 8 Folder 2 Serbia, 1993-1995


Box IX 8 Folder 3 Slovenia, 1992


Box IX 8 Folder 4-5 Women's Issues, 1992-1996, (2 Folders)


Box IX 8 Folder 6 France--Women's Issues, 1989-1996


Box IX 8 Folder 7 Georgia--Human Rights Watch--Mission (1993), 1992-1993


Germany


Box IX 8 Folder 8 General, 1990-1995


Box IX 8 Folder 9 Reproductive Rights, 1990-1995


Greece


Box IX 8 Folder 10 General, 1992


Box IX 8 Folder 11 Reproductive Rights, 1991


Hungary


Box IX 8 Folder 12 Press Clips, 1988


Box IX 8 Folder 13 Reproductive Rights, 1991-1992


Box IX 8 Folder 14 Women's Issues, 1990-1992


Ireland


Box IX 8 Folder 15 Reproductive Rights, 1990-1993



Box IX 9 Folder 1 Reproductive Rights, undated


Box IX 9 Folder 2 Women's Issues, 1988-1995


Italy


Box IX 9 Folder 3 Reproductive Rights, 1991


Box IX 9 Folder 4 Women's Issues, 1993-1996


Nagorno-Karabagh


Box IX 9 Folder 5 CSCE/International Bodies, 1993-1994


Box IX 9 Folder 6 Foreign Mercenaries, 1993-1994


Box IX 9 Folder 7 Press Clips--General, 1992-1994


Box IX 9 Folder 8 Prisoners, 1993-1994


Box IX 9 Folder 9 Netherlands--Women's Issues, 1992-1993


Box IX 9 Folder 10 Norway--Women's Issues, 1991-1992


Poland


Box IX 9 Folder 11 Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE), 1983


Box IX 9 Folder 12 Contacts and Organizations, 1992-1994


Box IX 9 Folder 13 Correspondence, 1984-1985


Box IX 9 Folder 14-19 Press Clips, 1988 January-June, (6 Folders)



Box IX 10 Folder 1-6 Press Clips, 1988 July-December, (6 Folders)


Box IX 10 Folder 7 Research, 1983


Box IX 10 Folder 8 Sekulsky, Zbigniew


Box IX 10 Folder 9 Trials--Solidarity, 1982-1983


Box IX 10 Folder 10 United Nations, 1983


Women's Issues


Box IX 10 Folder 11 General, 1991-1995


Box IX 10 Folder 12 Press Clips, 1993-1994


Box IX 10 Folder 13 Women in Post-Communist Poland--Correspondence, 1991-1993


Box IX 10 Folder 14 Reproductive Rights, 1991-1996


Box IX 10 Folder 15 Women and Family, 1992


Box IX 10 Folder 16 Women in Prison, 1991


Portugal


Box IX 10 Folder 17 Women's Issues, 1989


Romania


Box IX 10 Folder 18-19 Correspondence, 1983-1985, (2 Folders)



Box IX 11 Folder 1 Press Clips, 1988


Box IX 11 Folder 2 Bleak Reality: Human Rights in Romania, 1985 July


Box IX 11 Folder 3 Research, 1983


Box IX 11 Folder 4 Women's Issues, 1990-1995


Spain


Box IX 11 Folder 5-6 Press Clips, 1988, 1991-1994, 1988, 1991-1994, (2 Folders)


Box IX 11 Folder 7 Spain--Reproductive Rights, 1991


Box IX 11 Folder 8 Spain--Women and Labor, 1982


Sweden


Box IX 11 Folder 9 Women's Issues, 1991-1995


Switzerland


Box IX 11 Folder 10 Women's Issues, 1990-1993


Turkey


Ad Hoc Turkey Group


Box IX 11 Folder 11 Correspondence, 1992-1994


Box IX 11 Folder 12 General, 1992-1994


Box IX 11 Folder 13 Meeting, 1992 September 17


Box IX 11 Folder 14 Aircraft, 1992-1994


Box IX 11 Folder 15 Amnesty International, 1984


Box IX 11 Folder 16 Arms Project, 1992-1993


Box IX 11 Folder 17 Arrests, 1993


Box IX 11 Folder 18 Azerbaijan, 1990-1994


Box IX 11 Folder 19 Bar Association Committee, 1993


Box IX 11 Folder 20 Bosnia Refugees, 1993


Box IX 11 Folder 21 Children, 1992-1994


Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE)


Box IX 11 Folder 22 Briefing, 1992 May


Box IX 11 Folder 23 Meeting--Warsaw, 1993 October


Box IX 11 Folder 24 Report (1993), 1993-1994



Box IX 12 Folder 1 Common Action on Turkey (1994 February)


Box IX 12 Folder 2 Contacts and Organizations, 1995-1996


Box IX 12 Folder 3 Council of Europe, 1991-1993


Box IX 12 Folder 4-5 Cyprus, 1987-1991, 1993-1994, 1987-1991, 1993-1994, (2 Folders)


Box IX 12 Folder 6 Death Sentence (1993), 1993-1994


Box IX 12 Folder 7 Demonstrations, 1993-1994


Box IX 12 Folder 8 Detention--Death in, 1994


Disappearances


Box IX 12 Folder 9 General, 1994


Box IX 12 Folder 10 Kurdish Businessmen, 1994


Box IX 12 Folder 11 Domestic Politics, 1994


Box IX 12 Folder 12 Economy, 1994


Box IX 12 Folder 13 Editorials, 1991


Box IX 12 Folder 14 Elections, 1994


Box IX 12 Folder 15 European Convention on Human Rights, 1990-1992


Box IX 12 Folder 16 European Economic Community (EEC), 1990-1994


Box IX 12 Folder 17 European Human Rights Commission, 1987-1993


Box IX 12 Folder 18 European Parliament, 1993-1994



Box IX 13 Folder 1 Foreign Relations--Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)--Turkic Republics, 1992-1993

[restricted until 2069]


Box IX 13 Folder 2 France--Libertes, 1993


Box IX 13 Folder 3 Freedom of Assembly, 1992-1994


Box IX 13 Folder 4 Freedom of Association, 1992-1994


Freedom of Expression


Box IX 13 Folder 5 Artistic Freedom, 1992-1993


Box IX 13 Folder 6 Political Freedom, 1992-1994


Box IX 13 Folder 7 Freedom of the Press, 1992-1994


Box IX 13 Folder 8 Freedom of Speech, 1992-1994


Box IX 13 Folder 9 Gay Rights, 1993


Box IX 13 Folder 10 Germany--Turks in, 1992-1994


Box IX 13 Folder 11 Greece, 1994


Box IX 13 Folder 12 Gulf War, 1993-1994


Box IX 13 Folder 13 Gypsies, undated


Box IX 13 Folder 14 Helsinki Citizens' Assembly, 1992-1994


Box IX 13 Folder 15 House Raids--Deaths, 1992-1994


Box IX 13 Folder 16-17 Human Rights--General, 1983, 1989, 1983, 1989, (2 Folders)



Box IX 14 Folder 1 Human Rights Foundation of Turkey, 1992-1994


Human Rights Watch


Box IX 14 Folder 2 General, 1993-1994

[restricted until 2070]


Box IX 14 Folder 3 Hotel Information--Correspondence, 1988-1993


Box IX 14 Folder 4 Media--Mentions of in, 1993


Box IX 14 Folder 5 Report--Intercommunal Violence, 1994

[restricted until 2070]


Box IX 14 Folder 6 Visitors to, 1988-1992


Box IX 14 Folder 7 World Report, 1993


Box IX 14 Folder 8 Immigrants--African, 1993


Box IX 14 Folder 9 International Helsinki Federation, 1992


Iran


Box IX 14 Folder 10 Iranian Refugees, 1992-1994


Iraq


Box IX 14 Folder 11 Iraqi Refugees, 1994


Box IX 14 Folder 12 Northern Iraq, 1994


Box IX 14 Folder 13 Islamic Fundamentalism, 1993


Box IX 14 Folder 14 Japan--Japanese Aid, 1993


Box IX 14 Folder 15 Jews, 1992-1993


Box IX 14 Folder 16 Joint Resolution on Public Law 98-447, 1984 October 4


Box IX 14 Folder 17 Killings--Suspicious, 1994

[restricted until 2070]


Kurds


Box IX 14 Folder 18 General, 1984


Box IX 14 Folder 19 Abuse of Civilian Population, 1993


Box IX 14 Folder 20 Attacks Against--Villages, 1992-1994


Box IX 14 Folder 21 Children, 1993


Box IX 14 Folder 22 Clashes, 1993



Box IX 15 Folder 1 Clashes, 1993-1994


Box IX 15 Folder 2 "Common Day on Turkey" (1993 October 7), 1993-1994


Box IX 15 Folder 3 Demonstrations, 1993


Box IX 15 Folder 4 Due Process, 1987


Box IX 15 Folder 5 Ethnic Identity--Destruction of Ethnic Identity, 1992-1993


Box IX 15 Folder 6 Germany--Military, 1993


Box IX 15 Folder 7 International Monitors, 1993


Box IX 15 Folder 8 Kurdish Human Rights Project (UK) (1992), 1992-1993


Kurdish Institute


Box IX 15 Folder 9 Belgium, 1993


Box IX 15 Folder 10 France, 1993


Box IX 15 Folder 11 Kurdish Life (newsletter), 1993


Box IX 15 Folder 12 Kurdish National Congress of North America, 1992-1993


Box IX 15 Folder 13 Kurdish Newroz Festival, 1993


Box IX 15 Folder 14 Kurdish Organizations, 1993


Box IX 15 Folder 15 North West Kurdistan Conference, 1994


Box IX 15 Folder 16 Outside Turkey--Western Europe, 1993-1994


Box IX 15 Folder 17 Parliamentary Human Rights Group (UK), November 1993


Box IX 15 Folder 18 Police Harassment, 1993


Political Parties


Box IX 15 Folder 19 General, 1993-1994


Box IX 15 Folder 20 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), 1993


Box IX 15 Folder 21 Politicians, 1993


Box IX 15 Folder 22 Press, 1993-1994


Box IX 15 Folder 23 Report: THE KURDS OF TURKEY, 1993


Box IX 15 Folder 24 Shop Closings, 1993


Box IX 15 Folder 25 Sirnak Raids, 1993


Box IX 15 Folder 26 State of Emergency, 1993


Box IX 15 Folder 27 UN Human Rights Conference, 1993


Box IX 15 Folder 28 Letters to the Editor, 1991


Box IX 15 Folder 29 Lobbying--Forms and Information, 1992


Box IX 15 Folder 30 Maps and Tourist Information, undated



Box IX 16 Folder 1 Media--Radio and Television, 1993-1994


Box IX 16 Folder 2 Minority Rights, 1993


Box IX 16 Folder 3 Olympics 2000, 1993, 2000, 1993


Box IX 16 Folder 4 People's Labour Party, 1993


Box IX 16 Folder 5 Phone Contacts, undated

[restricted until 2080]


Box IX 16 Folder 6 Physicians for Human Rights, 1990-1993


Box IX 16 Folder 7 Polat, Edip (political activist)--Grant Application--Intl. Pen, 1993

[restricted until 2069]


Press--Freedom of Expression


Box IX 16 Folder 8-10 General, 1993-1994, (3 Folders)


Box IX 16 Folder 11 The Satanic Verses, 1993


Box IX 16 Folder 12 HRW Newsletter, 1992


Box IX 16 Folder 13 HRW Report, 1993


Box IX 16 Folder 14 Imprisoned Journalists, 1993


Box IX 16 Folder 15 Kidnapped Journalists, 1993


Box IX 16 Folder 16 Killed Journalists, 1993-1994


Box IX 16 Folder 17 Newspaper Distrubutor Attacks, 1993



Box IX 17 Folder 1 Press Clips, 1988


Box IX 17 Folder 2 Protest Letters, 1989-1994


Box IX 17 Folder 3 Provincial Administration Draft Law, 1993


Box IX 17 Folder 4 Public Relations (PR) Firms, 1988-1992


Box IX 17 Folder 5 Refugees, 1996-1997


Report: Broken Promises, 1993


Box IX 17 Folder 6 Press Releases, 1992-1993


Box IX 17 Folder 7-8 Research Materials, 1992, (2 Folders)


Box IX 17 Folder 9 Research Notes, 1992 August


Box IX 17 Folder 10 Research Trip (1992 August), 1991-1992

[restricted until 2068]


Box IX 17 Folder 11 Torture, 1992


Box IX 17 Folder 12 Russia--Foreign Relations, 1994



Box IX 18 Folder 1 Security Investigation Regulation, 1987-1991


Box IX 18 Folder 2 Semdinli Battle, 1992 September 30


Box IX 18 Folder 3 Sivas Incident, 1993 July


Box IX 18 Folder 4 Solidarity Association of Prisoners' Relatives (TAYAD), 1990-1991


Box IX 18 Folder 5 State of Emergency, 1988-1993


Box IX 18 Folder 6 Trials and Arrests, 1993-1994


Box IX 18 Folder 7 Turkish Embassy, Washington, DC, 1993-1994


Box IX 18 Folder 8 Turkish Human Rights Association (IHD), 1993


Box IX 18 Folder 9 UN Human Rights Committee, 1991


United States


Box IX 18 Folder 10 National Security Council, 1994


Box IX 18 Folder 11 Turks in, 1989


Box IX 18 Folder 12 U.S. Congressional File, 1983-1984


Box IX 18 Folder 13 University, 1993


Western Europe


Box IX 18 Folder 14 Influence of, 1993-1994


Box IX 18 Folder 15 Western Europe--Refugees, 1994


Women's Issues


Box IX 18 Folder 16 Caseworks, 1995-1996


Box IX 18 Folder 17 Turkey Demographic and Health Survey, 1995 January 14


Box IX 18 Folder 18 Rape and Torture, 1991-1996


Box IX 18 Folder 19 Women and Law, 1992


Box IX 18 Folder 20 Women in Prison, 1991


Box IX 18 Folder 21 Women's Labor, 1989-1995



Box IX 19 Folder 1 Women's Movement, 1991-1998


Box IX 19 Folder 2 Women's Rights, 1989-1994


United States


Human Rights--U.S. Congress


Box IX 19 Folder 3 General, 1991-1993


Box IX 19 Folder 4 Hearings, 1992


Box IX 19 Folder 5 Legislative Action, 1990-1996


Box IX 19 Folder 6 Native Americans, 1992


Box IX 19 Folder 7 Rape Overview, 1990-1997


U.S. Dept. of Justice (DOJ)


Box IX 19 Folder 8 Civil Protection Orders, 1989


Box IX 19 Folder 9 Violence Against Women, 1994-1995


Box IX 19 Folder 10 Women's Issues, 1988-1994


Box IX 19 Folder 11 U.S. Dept. of Labor: Women's Bureau, 1989-1990


Women's Issues



Box IX 20 Folder 1 General, 1989-1996


Box IX 20 Folder 2 Anita Hill Hearings (sexual harassment), 1991


Box IX 20 Folder 3 Caseworks, 1994


Box IX 20 Folder 4-5 Domestic Violence, 1987-1992, 1994-1997, 1987-1992, 1994-1997, (2 Folders)


Box IX 20 Folder 6 Reproductive Rights, 1996


Box IX 20 Folder 7 Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), 1996


Box IX 20 Folder 8 Women and Asylum, 1992-1996


Box IX 20 Folder 9 Women and Education, 1992-1995


Box IX 20 Folder 10 Women and Labor, 1991-1996


USSR



Box IX 21 Folder 1 Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) – "Near Abroad" Policy, 1994


Box IX 21 Folder 2 Contacts and Organizations, 1992-1997


Box IX 21 Folder 3 Correspondence, 1992-1997


Box IX 21 Folder 4 Foreign Relations--Turkey, 1992-1994


Box IX 21 Folder 5 Forensics, 1978-1979


Box IX 21 Folder 6 General Background, 1991-1997


Box IX 21 Folder 7 Housing, 1991-1997


Box IX 21 Folder 8 Islamic Fundamentalism, 1992-1993


Laws



Box IX 22 Folder 1 General, 1993-1997


Box IX 22 Folder 2 Law Research, 1993-1996


Box IX 22 Folder 3 New Independent States, 1992


Press Clips


Box IX 22 Folder 4-7 General, 1988 January-Apri), 1988, (4 Folders)



Box IX 23 Folder 1-5 General, 1988 May-June, (5 Folders)



Box IX 24 Folder 1-5 General, 1988 July-October , 1988, 1988 July-October, 1988, (5 Folders)



Box IX 25 Folder 1-4 General, 1988 November-December, (4 Folders)


Box IX 25 Folder 5 Refugees, 1994


Box IX 25 Folder 6 Russian Constitutional Crisis (1993), 1993-1994


Box IX 25 Folder 7 Russian Federation--THE REGIONS, 1992-1994



Box IX 26 Folder 1 Soviet Republics, 1991-1995


Box IX 26 Folder 2 Tajikistan--Military, 1993


Women's Issues


Box IX 26 Folder 3 Press Clips, 1990-1997


Box IX 26 Folder 4 Reproductive Rights, 1991


Uzebekistan


Box IX 26 Folder 5 Women's Issues, undated


Helsinki Watch


Box IX 26 Folder 6 Annual Reports, 1981-1982


Box IX 26 Folder 7 Conference: "The Role of Women and the Transition to Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe", 1992 October 3-4, 1992 October


Contacts


Box IX 26 Folder 8 Europe, 1992 August 3

[restricted until 2068]


Box IX 26 Folder 9 Organizations, undated.

[restricted until 2080]


Box IX 26 Folder 10 Correspondence, 1993-1994


Box IX 26 Folder 11 Europe--CSCE Hearings, 1985


Box IX 26 Folder 12 Media--Mentions of in, 1988


Box IX 26 Folder 13-15 Press Clips--General, 1988, 1992-1995, 1988, 1992-1995, (3 Folders)


Box IX 26 Folder 16 Testimony--House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Human Rights and International Organizations (1984 May 15), 1983-1984