Aryeh Neier

Aryeh Neier

Aryeh Neier is an American human rights activist who co-founded Human Rights Watch, served as the president of George Soros’s Open Society Institute philanthropy network from 1993 to 2012, had been National Director of the American Civil Liberties Union from 1970-1978, and he was also involved with the creation of the group SDS by being directly involved in the group SLID's renaming. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Aryeh Neier has 10 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1987 News Conference as an Executive Director for the Human Rights Watch. The year with the most videos was 1993 with two videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1994 with an average of 624 views per program as a President for the Open Society Fund. Most appearances with Diane F. Orentlicher (2). Most common tag: Human Rights.

Appearances by Title:January 1, 2013 - Present President Emeritus, Open Society Foundations Videos: 1 c. September 30, 1996 - Present President, Open Society Institute Videos: 4


President, Open Society Fund c. March 29, 1994 - c. September 30, 1996 Videos: 1 Executive Director, Human Rights Watch c. December 29, 1987 - c. March 29, 1994 Videos: 4

Recent Appearances

  • Philanthropy and U.S. Foreign Policy

    Philanthropy and U.S. Foreign Policy

    Panelists talked about the role of philanthropy in shaping U.S. foreign policy. Topics included the Cold War, and U.S. response to…

  • International Family Planning

    International Family Planning

    Witnesses testified about Bush administration rules restricting funding for international family planning programs. The…

  • War Crimes

    War Crimes

    Legal scholars and others discussed the ability and effectiveness of international tribunals to try war crimes. They talked…

  • The Cost of Free Speech

    The Cost of Free Speech

    Panelists discussed to what extent free speech should be allowed. They focused on the use of racist and sexist lanuage and…

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