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Ferguson, Missouri: Not Just an American Tragedy

August 22, 2014 | by Marc Krupanski
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Life on the Margins of China’s Economic Boom

August 8, 2014 | by Chuck Leung

End AIDS by 2030? Not at This Rate.

July 23, 2014 | by Ralf Jürgens
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Open Society Voices

Tell the Truth About CIA Torture

August 6, 2014 | by Stephen Rickard
With the likely release of the Senate report on CIA torture this fall, all of us will have the chance to understand what happened and to make sure that it never happens again.

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.

How Drug Trafficking Undermines West Africa

July 30, 2014 | by Kasia Malinowska-Sempruch
The rise of drug trafficking is undermining institutions, health, and development efforts in West Africa. It's time for political leaders to change the ineffective policies that exacerbate the problem.
Grantee Spotlight

We Can’t Arrest Our Way Out of the Drug Problem

July 30, 2014 | by Lauren Frohne
Sending people to prison for low-level, nonviolent drug offenses doesn’t work. That’s why the Seattle Police Department launched an innovative program that offers treatment instead of jail time.
Grantee Spotlight

Taking a Closer Look at Surveillance Culture Through Photography

July 28, 2014 | by Yukiko Yamagata
A new exhibit explores how photography has been used both as an instrument of surveillance and as a tool to document, expose, and challenge the impact of surveillance on basic freedoms.

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.
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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.

End AIDS by 2030? Not at This Rate.

July 23, 2014 | by Ralf Jürgens
Less than one percent of global AIDS funding goes toward human rights work, even though we know it is critical to ending AIDS.

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