A proliferation of channels has enabled Pakistani media to wield more influence over politics and public discourse than ever before.
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Through offices in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and a local partner in Nepal, the Open Society Foundations support local programs and organizations focusing on human rights law and legal training, media, government accountability, minority rights, and research and advocacy to improve education.
Ali Dayan Hasan of Human Rights Watch and Daniel Markey of the Council on Foreign Relations discuss human rights and security in Pakistan and the region.
Noted documentary photographer Robert Nickelsberg’s photographs help bring into focus the day-to-day consequences of war, poverty, oppression, and political turmoil in Afghanistan.
The Soros Economic Development Fund found a way to help people in India access lifesaving care—and a successful business model to accompany it.
This panel discussion features experts from the UN, ACLU, Amnesty International, and Human Rights Watch. A victim of a U.S. drone strike will also, for the first time, speak directly to a U.S. audience.
Post-Taliban, Afghans became voracious media consumers. Oscar-winner Eva Orner screens her new film, which documents the unusual success of TOLO, Afghanistan’s largest TV network.
How has Pakistan experienced the “war on terror”? What have been the long-term implications of that war for the human rights of ordinary Pakistanis?