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In the Middle East, the Open Society Foundations focus on providing grants to organizations addressing issues of governance and rights, media and information, women’s empowerment, education, and arts and culture.

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Open Society Voices

A Scholarship That Follows Its Recipients Home

December 19, 2014 by Zoe Brogden

This fall, the first Civil Society Leadership Awards scholars enrolled at universities around the U.S. with one goal: to bring new skills and ideas back to their home countries.

Israeli Veterans Break Their Silence on Life in the Occupied Territories

November 26, 2014 by Yehuda Shaul 3

After serving in the Israeli Defense Forces, Yehuda Shaul met dozens of other veterans who were questioning the military’s tactics. Now, through an organization called Breaking the Silence, they’re finding their voice.

Lapdogs vs. Watchdogs: State Advertising and Media

November 18, 2014 by Mark Thompson, Marius Dragomir

In many countries, governments reward loyal media with millions in advertising revenue and, in doing so, stifle critical information.

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