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Human Rights Watch (HRW) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization based in New York. Its stated aim is to promote human rights and justice around the world.
HRW was founded by Robert L. Berstein in 1978. Each year, the group publishes more than 100 reports on the state of human rights in some 90 countries. It works with local groups, media and policymakers to advocate for the protection of basic rights. In 1997, HRW shared in a Nobel Peace Prize as a founding member of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines. It also played a leading role in the 2008 treaty banning cluster munitions. This is an automatic compilation of all DW content on Human Rights Watch.
The Human Rights Watch organization has called for world football’s governing body FIFA to "permanently" ban Haitian Football Federation president Yves Jean-Bart. The statement follows reports of ongoing sexual abuse.