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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

Open Society Voices

In Georgia, a Brave Step Toward LGBT Rights

August 11, 2014 | by Katya Kumkova
After its parliament passed a law that includes protections for gender identity and sexual orientation, Georgia has settled into a period of transition that, rights activists hope, will eliminate LGBT discrimination.

Two Survivors of the Roma Genocide Share Their Stories

August 6, 2014 | by Antonia Zafeiri
On the 70th anniversary of the largest mass killing of Roma by the Nazis, two Roma Genocide survivors recounted their experiences.
Grantee Spotlight

A Battle for Roma History in the Czech Republic

August 1, 2014 | by Miroslav Broz
There is no more appropriate metaphor for Europe’s collective amnesia about the plight of Roma during the Holocaust than the Czech government’s inability to remove a pig farm on the site of a former concentration camp.

Case Watch: European Court Defers to States on Same-Sex Marriage

August 1, 2014 | by Aman Singh
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that a transsexual woman must break her existing marriage in order to receive official recognition of her gender.

After More Than a Decade, the Truth About CIA Torture in Poland

July 24, 2014 | by Amrit Singh
The European Court of Human Rights sent a clear message that abuses perpetrated by the CIA will not be tolerated in modern Europe, and those who perpetrate them will be held accountable.
Q&A

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.

How Democratic Transition Can Unfold in Ukraine

July 23, 2014 | by Leonard Benardo
In Ukraine, the change ushered in on the Maidan is now being channeled into plans for better governance, law enforcement, justice, energy, macroeconomic development, health, and education.

“A Decision that Seems Like an Attack on My Religion”

July 17, 2014 | by Heena Khaled
For one British Muslim woman, the European Court of Human Rights’ decision to uphold France’s ban on full-face veils is deeply painful.

France’s Veil Ban: Getting It Wrong on Living Together

July 15, 2014 | by Julia Harrington Reddy
A simple exchange on a London street shows the error of a European court ruling upholding France’s ban on the wearing of full-face veils.

A Flood Lays Bare Inequality in Bulgaria

July 14, 2014 | by Violeta Naydenova
For the district hardest hit by the June flooding in Bulgaria, the disaster also dramatically exposed the longstanding inequality and segregation of Roma residents.

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