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Ending the War on Women

February 24, 2015 | by Nancy Northup
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Have You Been Spied On? Here’s How to Find Out.

February 19, 2015 | by Eric King

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Changing Places: A Former Prosecutor on the Grand Jury

February 25, 2015 | by James Goldston

After serving on a Grand Jury in Brooklyn, New York, a former federal prosecutor reflects on the experience, and sees a need for reform.

The Fight against Police Ethnic Profiling in France Returns to the Courts

February 23, 2015 | by Jonathan Birchall
A courtroom in Paris will this week see the latest stage in an on-going legal challenge to what the French call “contrôle au faciès” — police stops that target individuals on the basis of the way they look.

In Hundreds of Photos and Videos, Maidan’s Atrocities Take Shape

February 20, 2015 | by Roman Romanov

A trove of evidence has emerged detailing the crimes committed against Ukraine’s protesters one year ago. Now the International Criminal Court must act.

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Ukraine’s Grassroots Movement of Job Finders

February 20, 2015 | by Iryna Koval

When the HR department of a Kyiv company was fired for protesting, they joined the movement full-time and started doing what they do best: finding people jobs.

Have You Been Spied On? Here’s How to Find Out.

February 19, 2015 | by Eric King

A landmark court ruling will allow citizens to search for their personal information in the files of Britain’s intelligence agency.

The Role of the Internet in Building Just and Open Societies

February 11, 2015 | by Chris Stone

The Open Society Foundations and others are making a public commitment to work towards an internet that is built, used, and governed in ways that allow everyone to access it and benefit from its potential.

Case Watch: European Judges Skirt Nationality Question in Latvian Case

February 6, 2015 | by Amy Strand
A member of Latvia's pro-Russian community fails to persuade the ECHR that denial of citizenship violates his rights to freedom of expression and assembly.

Why Violence Is Flaring at Europe’s Border Crossings

February 5, 2015 | by Helena Maleno Garzón

A spate of fatal incidents at the EU’s southern border crossings reveals an increasingly aggressive approach to stopping migrants at any cost.

Case Watch: ECHR and UK Find a Compromise on “Whole Life” Sentences

February 4, 2015 | by Marion Isobel

An ECHR ruling on “whole life sentences” shows how a heated confrontation with the UK has been resolved through constructive judicial dialogue.

Fighting Denial and Suspicion in France

January 23, 2015 | by Rokhaya Diallo

The country that professes “liberty, equality, fraternity” is instead allowing fear and distrust to drive the current conversation following the tragic events at Charlie Hebdo.

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