Two weeks after the publication of our investigation into the Harvard Kennedy School, the university announced it will reverse course and offer a fellowship to Ken Roth, former head of Human Rights Watch. The about-face comes in the wake of public backlash from leading human rights and press freedom organizations, major media outlets, and university activists and alumni.
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The Kennedy School has decided to extend an invitation to Ken Roth, the former head of Human Rights Watch, after a Nation cover story revealed that his fellowship was initially vetoed because of his criticisms of Israel.