The executive director of Human Rights Watch is on the line this week.

Ken Roth and I have a fascinating discussion about contemporary human rights issues. He discusses the role that his father, who fled Nazi Germany, played in shaping his outlook on human rights; how the human rights landscape has shifted since the Cold War and after September 11th; and why the Human Rights Movement needs to evolve as global centers of power become more diffuse.

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Previous episodes

Episode 10: Live from the UN, Volume 2.

Episode 9: Mia Farrow

Episode 8: Suzanne Nossel

Episode 7: Live from the UN, Volume 1. 

Episode 6: PJ Crowley, former State Department Spokesperson

Episode 5: Octavia Nasr, Reporter

Episode 4: Arsalan Iftikhar, “The Muslim Guy”

Episode 3: Dodge Billingsley, filmmaker. 

Episode 2: Laura Seay, who you know as @TexasinAfrica 

Episode 1: Heather Hurlburt, National Security Network

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