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
In some mainly Roma districts in Bulgaria, the electricity company CEZ keeps the electricity meters on tall poles in the street, out of easy reach of householders.
The hurdles facing the prosecution of a former military dictator on genocide charges show the complexities of coming to terms with horrific crimes of the past.
A court in Kazakhstan has again ordered local police to pay compensation to a torture victim, recognizing the country’s obligation to respond to the UN Committee Against Torture.
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.