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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

After More Than a Decade, the Truth About CIA Torture in Poland

July 24, 2014 by Amrit Singh

The European Court of Human Rights sent a clear message that abuses perpetrated by the CIA will not be tolerated in modern Europe, and those who perpetrate them will be held accountable.

A Photographer Goes Behind the “Roma Walls”

July 24, 2014 by Chuck Leung

Bjorn Steinz aims to overcome the physical—and psychological—walls erected to exclude the Roma.

What Difference Can a Soros Justice Fellow Make?

July 20, 2014 by Adam Culbreath

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.

Open Society Jobs

New York or Washington, D.C.
Deadline: August 1, 2014

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