Fête de l'Huma during an initial stay in France.
Monday, January 09, 2006
Human Rights Watch Leader Proudly Recalls that One of the Events Which Decided His Path Was a Sense of Awe of France's Communist Party
In Le Monde's portrait of the new Human Rights Watch director of its European bureau, Jean-Pierre Stroobants mentions the two decisive events that put a young Reed Brody on the path to become a "hunter of dictators". The first makes sense: it was the discovery of working conditions in Bolivia's Potosi mines. The second makes sense, too, but, alas, in a totally different way. It was the French Communist Party's