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Open Society Voices

Messages about Turkmenistan Darken American Congratulations

October 29, 2014 by Jeff Goldstein

What’s going on inside this Central Asian autocracy raises questions about how American policymakers prioritize human rights in foreign relations.

The Transformative Power of Photography and Collaboration

October 28, 2014 by Anna Overstrom-Coleman

Recipients of the 2014 Audience Engagement Grants cover a range of places, populations, and ways to merge activism with documentary art.

Bringing School to an Orphanage in Kyrgyzstan Means New Prospects for Children

October 24, 2014 by Azat Israliov

Askar, an 11-year-old boy, is an orphan like many in Kyrgyzstan, living with a musculoskeletal disorder and abandoned by birth parents. But he is gaining something like a community.

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