Aryeh Neier

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Aryeh Neier served as President of George Soros's Open Society Institute,[1] co-founded Human Rights Watch,[2] and was a National Director for the ACLU from 1970 to 1978.[3] During his time as Director of the League for Industrial Democracy, Neier oversaw the renaming of the League's student division(SLID) to its new name, Students for a Democratic Society[4]

Works

  • Dossier: The Secret Files They Keep on You, (1974)
  • Crime and Punishment: A Radical Solution, (1976)
  • Defending My Enemy: American Nazis in Skokie, Illinois, and the Risks of Freedom, (1979)
  • Only Judgment: The Limits of Litigation in Social Change, (1982)
  • War Crimes: Brutality, Terror, and the Struggle for Justice, (1998)
  • Taking Liberties: Four Decades in the Struggle for Rights, (2003)
  • The International Human Rights Movement, (2012)

References

  1. Aryeh Neier:President Emeritus. Open Society Foundations.
  2. A Talk by Aryeh Neier, Co-Founder of Human Rights Watch, President of the Open Society Foundations. Harvard University.
  3. (2005) The ACLU Vs America: Exposing the Agenda to Redefine Moral Values. B&H Publishing Group, 106. 
  4. (2003) Taking Liberties: Four Decades in the Struggle for Rights. Cambridge, MA: Public Affairs/Perseus Books, Introduction:xx. ISBN 1586482912. “As director of LID, I decided to try to invigorate its student division. One step in that direction was to rename it.”