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Why Ebola Should Be a Wake-Up Call for Drug Development

November 21, 2014 | by Els Torreele, Piero Olliaro
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First Steps: A Brief History of the Step by Step Program

November 17, 2014 | by Sarah Klaus, Liana Ghent
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Israeli Veterans Break Their Silence on Life in the Occupied Territories

November 26, 2014

After serving in the Israeli Defense Forces, Yehuda Shaul met dozens of other veterans who were questioning the military’s tactics. Now, through an organization called Breaking the Silence, they’re finding their voice.

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Stronger Together: The Case for a European Parliament Intergroup against Racism

November 25, 2014 | by Nadja Groot

A collection of European Parliament members has proposed the creation of a parliamentary intergroup to promote equality and nondiscrimination. Why is such a group needed and how would it shape the Parliament’s views?

Lessons for Ferguson from 4,000 Miles Away

November 25, 2014 | by Allison Brown

Following the police shooting of a young man near London three years ago, a documentary film about the tragedy helped one community heal.

No Equality without Data

November 24, 2014 | by Costanza Hermanin

A new report on data collection in the EU demonstrates why equality data is central to promoting equal treatment for all.

Case Watch: Lithuanian Farmers Argue that a Blockade Is Not a Riot

November 21, 2014

A European court case involving a peaceful, but disruptive, demonstration by angry Lithuanian farmers has implications for the right to protest across Europe.

To Stem Violence, States Must Recognize Trans Identities

November 20, 2014

When governments hinder trans people from obtaining documents that match their gender, trans people may face outing, harassment, and violence.

Case Watch: UK Supreme Court Struggles with Pham Statelessness Conundrum

November 19, 2014 | by Simon Cox

Details emerged during a UK Supreme Court hearing of secret British discussions with Vietnam, aimed at securing the deportation of a Vietnamese-born an alleged al-Qaida associate, who had been stripped of UK citizenship.

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Documenting the Human Cost of U.S. Immigration Policy

November 18, 2014

Photographer Brandon Thibodeaux discusses his visit to the Texas–Mexico border region to document the growing human cost of U.S. immigration policy.

Moving the Needle on Drug Policy in Asia

November 18, 2014

Asia boasts some of the harshest laws in the world; however, there are regional pioneers that are charting new courses on drug policy.

What a List Won’t Tell You About Denmark’s Working Class Communities

November 18, 2014

Trigeparken—a public housing estate just outside Aarhus city in Denmark—is on the Danish list of “ghettos.” But this labelling only enhances stigma and does not do justice to its citizens.

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