A new Open Society Foundations report examines the challenges facing the U.S. and Afghan governments as they transfer responsibility for Afghanistan’s detention facilities and internment policies.
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Weekly news digest produced by the Information Program. This week’s top story is the Indian government’s decision to hold talks with key stakeholders on internet censorship.
The U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution held its first hearing on the Obama administration's policy on drones. Senators from both parties agreed on the need for a more transparent policy.
In one of the world’s most deadly countries for journalists, it’s not a lack of legal procedures but a lack of political will that is hindering the investigation and prosecution of threats to reporters.
Pakistan is slowly getting serious about education, and not before time. The Annual Status of Education Report (ASER), a citizen-led household survey about learning outcomes, is helping this change of outlook.