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Rights & Justice

Rights & Justice

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.

Open Society Voices

Juvenile Life Without Parole

August 29, 2014 by Esi Mathis 3

Some 2,500 minors in the United States were thrown behind bars with no chance of release. A new documentary highlights their plight—and demands that society do better.

The Myth of the Spanish Model of Roma Inclusion

August 27, 2014 by Ostalinda Maya Ovalle, Anna Mirga 4

Spain is held up as a model of Roma inclusion in Europe. The real story isn’t so simple.

Ferguson, Missouri: Not Just an American Tragedy

August 22, 2014 by Marc Krupanski

Around the world, young people of color bear the brunt of racial discrimination by police officers. But they can also help us find ways to end it.

Open Society People

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
Open Society Foundations–New York, U.S. Programs

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