The value of building up the confidence of the Roma should not be underestimated.
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Secretive governments and social norms that discourage debate have held back quality journalism in many Arab countries. A new initiative aims to change that.
Threatened by hostile neighbors and collapsing oil prices, the infamously oppressive kingdom is struggling to maintain its regional dominance.
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.
This fall, the first Civil Society Leadership Awards scholars enrolled at universities around the U.S. with one goal: to bring new skills and ideas back to their home countries.
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.
In many countries, governments reward loyal media with millions in advertising revenue and, in doing so, stifle critical information.
Amira Yahyaoui, a vocal opponent of the ousted Tunisian President Ben Ali and founder of a transparency organization, discusses Tunisia’s way forward.
Recipients of the 2014 Audience Engagement Grants cover a range of places, populations, and ways to merge activism with documentary art.
Public broadcasting services can express the ideals of a democracy. But as of now only a few in the world really serve the public.
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.