Kenneth Roth is the executive director of Human Rights Watch, a post he has held since 1993. Roth has served as 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.
Roth has conducted human rights investigations around the globe. He has written more than 80 articles and chapters on a range of human rights topics in such publications as “The New York Times”, “The Washington Post”, “Foreign Affairs”, the “International Herald Tribune”, and the “New York Review of Books”.
Source Human Rights Watch http://www.hrw.org/about/bios/kroth.htm