A question-and-answer introduction to the new Global Principles on National Security and the Right to Information.
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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.
The world is again debating its development agenda and how to do things better. One way is to make justice a key component of development.
Guatemala’s current president has joined those warning against a finding of genocide in the trial of former military dictator Efrain Rios Montt.
The opening of hearings in the International Criminal Court's case against Laurent Gbagbo, the former president of Ivory Coast, comes at a critical time for the tribunal.