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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.

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Open Society Voices

Amid Ebola Emergency, Political Problems Distract Sierra Leone

March 27, 2015 by Tehtena Mebratu-Tsegaye 2

The sacking of Sierra Leone's vice president has sparked political tensions and fueled concerns about the role of the constitution and the rule of law.

Why We Are Setting Up a European Roma Institute

March 27, 2015 by George Soros, Thorbjørn Jagland 8

The value of building up the confidence of the Roma should not be underestimated.

Hate Crimes Don’t Discriminate

March 27, 2015 by Melissa Sonnino

You don’t need to be a member of an oppressed group to be a victim of a hate crime. The problem affects all of us, which means we all have to fight it.

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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
U.S. Programs, Open Society Foundations–New York

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