Human Rights & Public Liberties

Human Rights & Public Liberties

Published on: 13 Jan, 2021

***News Conference Invitation***

Published on: 7 January, 2021

Human Rights Watch is pleased to invite you to the launch of its World Report 2021 in a series of Zoom news conferences on January 13, 2021. Human Rights Watch Executive Director Kenneth Roth will discuss how the incoming US administration should embed respect for human rights in its domestic and foreign policy.

Roth’s global news conference, held at 11:00 and 14:00 GMT, will be accompanied by regional news conferences to allow journalists to follow up with more region-specific questions.

Launch of Human Rights Watch’s World Report 2021

Kenneth Roth, executive director, Human Rights Watch
Emma Daly, acting chief communications officer, Human Rights Watch
Regional experts from Human Rights Watch

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

For the 11:00GMT/12:00CET event, please register at:

For the 14:00GMT/09:00ET event, please register at:
Language interpretation will be available in French, Spanish, Arabic, and International Sign Language.

Regional news conferences

Africa – Mausi Segun, Africa director, and other experts, at 12:00GMT, register at:

China – Sophie Richardson, China director, at 12:00GMT/20:00CST, register at:

Latin America – Jose Miguel Vivanco, Americas director, at 15:00GMT/10:00ET, register at:

Middle East and North Africa – Ahmed Benchemsi, Middle East and North Africa advocacy director, at 12:00GMT/15:00AST, register at:

South Asia – Meenakshi Ganguly, deputy Asia director, at 12:00GMT/17:30IST, register at:

Southeast Asia – Phil Robertson, deputy Asia director, at 10:00GMT/17:00ICT, register at: