[JURIST] Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] released [press release] its annual World Report [materials] on Sunday, leading with a criticism of Western governments' support of Middle Eastern regimes that stifle and suppress protests. The comprehensive report catalogs all of the world's major human rights violations and gives HRW's outlook on trends and remedies to ongoing situations. Focusing on the reverberations of recent uprisings in the Middle East, HRW recommended that democratic governments reject autocracies:Western policy towards Arab countries traditionally...

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