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Time to Close the Circle: Development Needs Justice

September 23, 2014 | by James Goldston

Open Society Voices

License to Deceive? A Big Drug Company’s Smokescreen on Hepatitis C

September 24, 2014 | by Azzi Momenghalibaf
What’s really driving the pharmaceutical giant Gilead to issue a license for generic copies of its superstar drug? Profit.

Why the Overuse of Pretrial Detention Is an Overlooked Human Rights Crisis

September 12, 2014 | by Martin Schoenteich
Every year, millions find themselves behind bars, awaiting trial on criminal charges—victims of what is perhaps the most overlooked human rights crisis of our time: the overuse of pretrial detention.

No Summer Break: Repression in and around Russia Has Been Heating Up

September 8, 2014 | by Viorel Ursu
The large-scale crises we see around the world today began with the kind of arrests, censorship, and everyday repression happening in Russia and the surrounding region.

What Does Independent Journalism Look Like in the Digital Age?

September 2, 2014 | by Marius Dragomir, Mark Thompson
Journalists and media organizations can find themselves repressed because of inadequate or deliberately repressive policy. Mapping Digital Media examines the situation in 56 countries.

Japan’s State Secrecy Law Faulted in Human Rights Review

August 13, 2014 | by Sandra Coliver
The United Nations Human Rights Committee in Geneva has said Tokyo’s restrictive new secrecy legislation falls short on global standards.
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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.

How Police Can Arrest the Spread of HIV

July 18, 2014 | by Sanjay Patil
Across the globe, HIV rates are climbing among sex workers and people who use drugs. A novel approach to law enforcement is changing that.

Police and HIV Prevention: A Crucial Partnership

July 18, 2014 | by Sanjay Patil
Sex workers and people who use drugs bear the brunt of new HIV infections. But a novel approach to law enforcement is changing this.

An Uncertain Future for Women and Girls in Afghanistan

July 11, 2014 | by Wendy Patten
As the U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan comes to an end, the future progress of women and girls is uncertain.

Facing the Past and Apology

July 10, 2014 | by Gökçe Tüylüoğlu
An online exhibition invites visitors to consider the personal and political aspects of apology.

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