Kenneth Roth, Executive Director of Human Rights Watch

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

The event is cosponsored by the Center for Victims of Torture and Advocates for Human Rights.

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Wed, Oct 02 at 4:30pm

Cowles Auditorium
Humphrey School of Public Affairs
301 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN



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