The combined effects of the new law on nationality introduced in South Sudan, and amendments made in response by the Republic of Sudan, may result in statelessness, argues a report from the Open Society Foundations.
The Open Society Foundations welcomed a new regulation approved by the Moldovan government that will reform the system of care for children and adults with disabilities.
Practitioner Guides and a companion website are tools for lawyers interested in taking patient rights cases on behalf of society’s most marginalized persons.
The Open Society Justice Initiative is calling on the European Council of Ministers and Parliament to develop a strong EU Directive to guarantee the right to early access to legal representation for all people accused or suspected of crimes.
The Open Society Foundations named Kenneth H. Zimmerman as the new director of its U.S. Programs.
The Open Society Foundations announced an award of $1.5 million to a cohort of emerging and established leaders working to advance fairness and transparency in the U.S. criminal justice system.
Five international and Italian Human Rights groups are calling on the Italian government to abandon its effort to keep the 2008 "Nomad Emergency" decree alive.
The case of a German citizen wrongly seized in Macedonia and abused by the CIA in 2004 will be heard by the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg on Wednesday, May 16.
Une opération de renseignements échouée qui a engendré l'enlèvement à tort de Khaled El-Masri, un citoyen allemand, en Macédoine qui a ensuite été secrètement ammené en Afghanistan où il est resté pendant quatre mois en 2004, est sur le point d'être examinée par les meilleurs juges des Droits de l'Homme en Europe à la Cour Européenne des Droits de l'Homme de Strasbourg le mercredi 16 mai.
Civil society groups, including the Open Society Foundations, are urging U.S. Secretary of State Clinton to aid the Democratic Republic of Congo in bringing to justice Bosco Ntaganda, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court for alleged human rights abuses.