Human Rights watch

APR 28

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About Human Rights watch:

  • Human Rights Watch (HRW) is an international non-governmental organization, headquartered in New York City.
  • HRW conducts research and advocacy on human rights  and pressures governments, policy makers, companies, and individual human rights abusers to denounce abuse and respect human rights, and the group often works on behalf of refugees, children, migrants, and political prisoners.
  • Human Rights Watch in 1997 shared in the Nobel Peace Prize as a founding member of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines and it played a leading role in the 2008 treaty banning cluster munitions.

Prelims Question

Consider the following statements regarding Human Rights watch:
1.It is headquartered in New York City.
2.It has won Nobel peace prize.
Choose the correct statements from the codes given below:
(a)1 only
(b)2 only
(c)Both 1 and 2
(d)Neither 1 nor 2

Answer to Prelims question