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The Open Society Foundations advance human rights and justice around the world by advocating equality for minorities and women, supporting international war crimes tribunals, and helping institute national legal reforms to ensure freedom of information, promote sentencing alternatives, and protect the rights of criminal defendants.

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Open Society Voices

Healing the Wounds in Ferguson and Staten Island

December 19, 2014 by Kenneth H. Zimmerman, Damon Hewitt

The Open Society Foundations are investing $2.9 million to support community groups working to promote law enforcement accountability and help build a national database on police behavior.

Can a New Book Help France Embrace Its Multicultural Side?

December 19, 2014 by Marc Cheb Sun

In a country that values assimilation, D’Ailleurs et d’ici! is a rare celebration of the many ethnic and racial groups that contribute to France’s diversity.

Justice, Development Planning, and the Role of Regular People

December 18, 2014 by Peter Chapman

The move toward including justice in the UN's post-2015 development agenda highlights the fundamental role of civil society—and regular people—in securing sustainable development.

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Executive Director
Open Society Foundations–New York, Open Society Justice Initiative
Senior Legal Officer, National Security and Counterterrorism
Open Society Foundations–New York, Open Society Justice Initiative
Program Director, Justice Fund
U.S. Programs, Open Society Foundations–New York

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