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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

Ukraine: The Road Ahead

April 22, 2014 by Leonard Benardo 12

It is more important than ever to support an independent Ukraine—one empowered to decide its own future.

Roma: In Search of A Balanced Image

April 21, 2014 by Anna Mirga 2

With sustained support, activists can steer public discourse to be less about “the Roma problem” and more about the value of the Roma people.

At the UN, New Voices Call for an End to the Drug War

April 18, 2014 by Karolina Walecik 5

More governments around the world are pushing for drug policies that respect human rights, promote public health, and reduce crime.

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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