Ken Roth—U.S. Human Rights Policy: Leadership Must Begin at Home

Minneapolis, MN

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 U.S. Human Rights Policy
Leadership Must Begin at Home

Ken Roth, Executive Director of Human Rights Watch

Picture, Ken Roth


Wednesday, October 2, 2013
4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Cowles Auditorium


Ken Roth
leads Human Rights Watch, regarded by many as the most influential international human rights advocacy organization in the world. Human Rights Watch has some 300 staff worldwide and has urged the U.S. government to protect human rights at home and seeks to promote rights overseas. Roth will discuss the organization's perspectives and advocacy on the use of drones, interrogation, privacy, and related topics.

Autumn Global Policy Series:
This event is the first in the Humphrey School's Autumn Global Policy series, which will also include leading experts on non-proliferation and the Middle East. Please join us for our two other events:

Sam Daley-Harris: October 9
Joe Cirincione: October 15
Shibley Telhami: November 5


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