Kenneth Roth is the executive director of Human Rights Watch, a post he has held since 1993. From 1987 to 1993, he served as deputy director.
Prior to Human Rights Watch, Roth was a federal prosecutor for the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York and the Iran-Contra investigation in Washington. He also worked in private practice as a litigator.
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Last Updated: Oct 11, 2012