The Millennium Development Goals are about to expire and the world is debating how to do things better. Let’s make access to justice part of the new agenda.
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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 U.S. criminal justice system is in urgent need of reform. But what can one person do? Take a look at a few outstanding individuals who are advancing a fairer, more sensible justice system.
For one British Muslim woman, the European Court of Human Rights’ decision to uphold France’s ban on full-face veils is deeply painful.
A simple exchange on a London street shows the error of a European court ruling upholding France’s ban on the wearing of full-face veils.