The Open Society Foundations use advocacy and litigation to combat the marginalization of racial and ethnic minorities in Europe, taking on cases involving migrants, school segregation, violence against Roma, and policies that ban Muslims from wearing the hijab or building mosques.

Open Society Voices

When Italians Were the Ones Being Called “Dirty Beggars”

April 10, 2014 by Zeljko Jovanovic 2

In Italy today, the Roma face a level of racism and bigotry that would have been familiar to Italian immigrants to the United States over a century ago.

Improving the Rights of Roma in Italy

April 7, 2014 by Elena Cavassa, Anna Felicia Nardandrea 1

An Italian campaign is calling for the closure of "nomad" camps where Roma people are forced to live.

British Parliamentarians Raise Statelessness Concerns

March 21, 2014 by Simon Cox

British parliamentarians have voiced serious concerns over proposals that would change the conditions under which the government can strip nationality from naturalized British citizens.

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Executive Director
Open Society Foundations–New York, Open Society Justice Initiative

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