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Inside Ferguson’s October Protests

October 15, 2014 | by Terrance Pitts

Ukraine Needs Decentralization, Done Right

October 15, 2014 | by Vladyslav Galushko, Yaryna Zhurba

Open Society Voices

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.

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.

How to Protect Migrant Workers in Nepal

June 10, 2014 | by Elizabeth Frantz

Nepali migrants are routinely cheated and forced into debt by recruitment agents. How can existing justice mechanisms be used to hold them accountable?

Grantee Spotlight

Demolishing a Bedouin Village to Build an Israeli Town

May 15, 2014

The Israeli government plans to displace the Bedouin community of Umm el-Hieran. But the circumstances under which the Bedouin first arrived in the area lend their predicament a terrible absurdity.

Grantee Spotlight

Overcoming Barriers in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

March 19, 2014

For many Palestinians, getting to the next town—to go to work, to a hospital, to school—may as well be going to the other side of the moon. One Israeli group helps them overcome the barriers.

Arab Women Confront a Tide of Injustice

March 10, 2014

When a series of uprisings erupted throughout the Arab region three years ago, few of the women protesting for freedom and justice imagined they would still be fighting for their basic rights today.

Grantee Spotlight

When Schools Become Targets of War

March 6, 2014 | by Trine Petersen

Around the world, schools, student, and teachers are targeted as a tactic of war. States need to take action to stop this appalling practice.

For Migrant Workers, a Mobile Phone Can Be a Powerful Ally

February 24, 2014 | by Elizabeth Frantz

What kinds of information do migrant domestic workers most need? And what are the best ways to get it to them?

Palestine’s ICC Option and the Politics of Peace

October 8, 2013

With renewed talks underway between Israel and the Palestinians, the status of a Palestinian approach to the International Criminal Court remains murky.

At the UN, Steps Toward Ending Mistreatment of Migrants

October 2, 2013 | by Maria Teresa Rojas
The UN aims to make commitments, not just statements, toward ending the inhumane conditions migrant workers are often subject to.

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