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The work of the Open Society Foundations in Asia focuses on defending human rights, particularly for migrants, laborers, and victims of conflict; promoting election reform; instituting natural resource regulation; increasing access to information; and improving public health.

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The following Open Society programs focus on this region.

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Open Society Voices

Georgia’s Disastrous Attempt to Bring Prisons Up to “European Standards”

March 10, 2015 by Nika Jeiranashvili, Gavin Slade 1

The former Soviet republic’s Westernizing prison reform is a cautionary tale of why such overhauls only work with constant oversight.

In Hundreds of Photos and Videos, Maidan’s Atrocities Take Shape

February 20, 2015 by Roman Romanov 1

A trove of evidence has emerged detailing the crimes committed against Ukraine’s protesters one year ago. Now the International Criminal Court must act.

A General’s Guide to Building Open Societies

January 29, 2015 by Chris Stone 3

General Balananda Sharma of the Nepalese Army, who led the demobilization of combatants after Nepal’s civil war, offers a roadmap for other countries trying to do the same.

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Binaifer Nowrojee
Asia Regional Director
Open Society Foundations–New York
Director
Open Society Foundations–New York
Jeff Goldstein
Senior Policy Analyst, Eurasia
Open Society Foundations–Washington, D.C., Open Society Policy Center