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End AIDS by 2030? Not at This Rate.

July 23, 2014 | by Ralf Jürgens
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Life on the Margins of China’s Economic Boom

August 8, 2014 | by Chuck Leung

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Case Watch: Who Killed Deyda Hydara?

August 13, 2014 | by Rupert Skilbeck
West Africa's regional court has delivered a stinging rebuke against the Gambian National Intelligence Agency for having failed to properly investigate the murder of journalist Deyda Hydara in December 2004.

Making Progress on Freedom of Information in Africa

August 13, 2014 | by Chidi Odinkalu, Maxwell Kadiri
Thirteen African nations now have freedom of information laws on books; the challenge now is implementation.
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Life on the Margins of China’s Economic Boom

August 8, 2014 | by Chuck Leung
Documentary photographer Sim Chi Yin looks at the human faces behind China’s massive and rapid urbanization.
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Taking a Closer Look at Surveillance Culture Through Photography

July 28, 2014 | by Yukiko Yamagata
A new exhibit explores how photography has been used both as an instrument of surveillance and as a tool to document, expose, and challenge the impact of surveillance on basic freedoms.
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A Photographer Goes Behind the “Roma Walls”

July 24, 2014 | by Chuck Leung
Björn Steinz aims to overcome the physical—and psychological—walls erected to exclude the Roma.
Grantee Spotlight

A Photographer’s Journey Through a Changing Hong Kong

July 1, 2014 | by Annick Shen
Photographer Mark Leong, whose work appears as part of the Moving Walls 21 exhibit, aims to capture the various facets of contemporary Hong Kong in his series of lush images.
Grantee Spotlight

A People’s Court, Live and On the Air in Nigeria

June 10, 2014 | by Udo Jude Ilo
In a country where institutions of accountability are grossly incapacitated, one radio program is proving an effective means of justice for ordinary Nigerians.

A (Text) Message for Democracy

June 4, 2014 | by Luan Shllaku
Why rely solely on official observers to monitor thousands of polling stations when you can empower the entire citizenry to do so?

What’s Wrong with Erasing Information from the Web?

June 3, 2014 | by Aryeh Neier
The recent European court decision requiring Google to delete certain information from the web could have serious consequences for freedom of information.
Grantee Spotlight

An Online Bill of Rights in Brazil

May 29, 2014 | by Hannah Draper
A first-ever law in Brazil is designed to protect internet privacy, free expression, and net neutrality. We spoke with digital rights expert Ronaldo Lemos, who helped draft the legislation.

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