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The Open Society Foundations seek to investigate and combat human rights violations linked to national security and counterterrorism operations around the world. In the United States, we support work to promote national security policies that respect human rights, civil liberties, and the rule of law.
The U.S. has secretly been using drones to conduct targeted killings in Yemen since 2002. Using on-the-ground research, this report details civilian casualties caused by nine such attacks, carried out between 2012 and 2014.
Courageous on-the-ground researchers give the world a look at the reality of a counterterrorism strategy that some in the U.S. government would argue is a model program.
The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence voted to release a long-awaited report on the CIA’s interrogation and detention program on April 3, 2014. Here are three stories in the report that the media missed.
The UK Supreme Court ruled that stripping British nationality from a naturalized citizen accused of terrorism did not make him stateless, even when his country of birth repudiated the claim.
A landmark court ruling will allow citizens to search for their personal information in the files of Britain’s intelligence agency.
A day after 12 people were killed in a brazen terror attack aimed at a French magazine, one publisher explains why the media in France won’t be silenced.