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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

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.

“A Decision that Seems Like an Attack on My Religion”

July 17, 2014 by Heena Khaled

For one British Muslim woman, the European Court of Human Rights’ decision to uphold France’s ban on full-face veils is deeply painful.

France’s Veil Ban: Getting It Wrong on Living Together

July 15, 2014 by Julia Harrington Reddy

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.

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