Kenneth Roth

Kenneth Roth
  • Executive Director, Human Rights Watch, USA

Graduate, Yale Law School and Brown University. Former: Prosecutor; Associate Counsel to Independent Counsel for Iran-Contra investigation; Assistant US Attorney, Southern District of New York as Member, Major Crimes Unit; Chief Appellate Attorney, Criminal Division; Litigator, Paul Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, New York. 1987-93, Deputy Director, Human Rights Watch; since 1993, Executive Director, Human Rights Watch. Member: Council on Foreign Relations. Author on human rights subjects, including war, terrorism, corporate social responsibility, US and UN policy. Editor and author, human rights reports and conducted human rights investigations globally.