Open Society Justice Initiative
A Crisis of Nationality: Dominicans of Haitian Descent
The background to the crisis in the Dominican Republic over the nationality and legal identity of Dominicans of Haitian descent.
Open Society Voices
Judge Yassmin Barrios presided over the genocide trial of Guatemala's former dictator Efrain Rios Montt. Now she is under attack by his allies.
Denying pretrial release to suspects, regardless of the potential threat, has become a favored strategy for politicians eager to present themselves as "tough on crime".
The Open Society Justice Initiative is calling for an investigation into the role Polish authorities played in this extraordinary rendition case.
Sergei Magnitsky, a Russian lawyer, died in pretrial detention after being denied essential medical care, in retaliation for exposing a $230m fraud involving senior Interior Ministry officials.