Author Archives: Aryeh Neier

About Aryeh Neier

is a founder of Human Rights Watch, and author of “The International Human Rights Movement: A History” among other books.

Peter Slezkine Round table: The Importance of Ronald Reagan’s Election

This post is part of our round table on Peter Slezkine’s essay on the origins of Human Rights Watch from our recent issue. Please be sure to read other entries by Stephen Hopgood, Kenneth Roth, Bart De Sutter, and a final response from the author. Peter Slezkine does a good job describing the origins Human Rights Watch. I could quibble over a few details and points of emphasis.  In general, however, so far as it goes, his account seems to me to be accurate. In the comment that follows, Continue reading →