Open Society Justice Initiative
Justice for Development: Integrating Justice and Human Rights into the Post-2015 Development Framework
In remarks delivered at the United Nations in New York, James A. Goldston of the Open Society Justice Initiative argues that justice and rights must be part of new global develoment targets.
Open Society Voices
Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge tribunal has begun a second trial on charges including genocide of two aged former Khmer Rouge senior leaders although both have already received life sentences for other crimes against humanity.
A ruling on Spain’s use of incommunicado detention for terrorism suspects calls for safeguards to ensure that suspects are protected from the risk of torture.
Under Mexico’s new information laws, the federal prosecutors are not allowed to keep files on human rights abuses secret.
A survivor of the May 2005 massacre in Andijan, Uzbekistan, accuses the Uzbek authorities of subjecting him to torture and illegal detention in 2003 and 2004.
The Open Society Justice Initiative is calling for an investigation into the role Polish authorities played in this extraordinary rendition case.