Human Rights Watch’s World Report 2014 is the global rights watchdog’s flagship twenty-fourth annual review of global trends and news in human rights. An invaluable resource for journalists, diplomats, and citizens, it features not only incisive country surveys but also several hard-hitting essays highlighting key human rights issues. World Report 2014 also features striking photo essays by award-winning photographers.
About Human Rights Watch
HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH, headed by Executive Director Kenneth Roth, is one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights, and operates in more than ninety countries. Its annual World Report is the most probing review of human rights developments available anywhere.
About Kenneth Roth
KENNETH ROTH is the executive director of Human Rights Watch, one of the world’s leading international human rights organizations, which operates in more than ninety countries. Prior to joining Human Rights Watch in 1987, Roth served as a federal prosecutor in New York and for the Iran-Contra investigation in Washington, DC. A graduate of Yale Law School and Brown University, Roth has conducted numerous human rights investigations and missions around the world. He has written extensively on a wide range of human rights abuses, devoting special attention to issues of international justice, counterterrorism, the foreign policies of the major powers, and the work of the United Nations.
“The reports of the New York-based Human Rights Watch have become extremely important. . . . Cogent and eminently practical, these reports have gone far beyond an account of human rights abuses. . . .” —Ahmed Rashid, The New York Review of Books