Taking Liberties: Four Decades in the Struggle for Rights

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PublicAffairs, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 406 pages
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A penetrating memoir on 40 years of fighting for civil liberties, human rights, and justice by the former executive director of the ACLU and Human Rights Watch and the current president of the Open Society Institute.

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In this unflinching memoir of his 40 years of working for human rights, noted activist Neier brings to light his many successes as well as his "mistakes and errors in judgment"; with 20/20 hindsight ... Read full review

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Aryeh Neier has been president of the Open Society Foundations since 1993. Prior to that, he was a founder and executive director of Human Rights Watch and executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union. A contributor to many major publications, he is the author of "Taking Liberties and War Crimes," among other books.

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