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Hate Crimes Don’t Discriminate

March 27, 2015 | by Melissa Sonnino

Open Society Voices

Europeans Urge United States to Allow Edward Snowden a Public Interest Defense

March 19, 2015 | by Sandra Coliver

European parliamentarians have formally urged the United States to allow Edward Snowden to return home without fear of facing a criminal prosecution that would exclude the possibility of a public interest defense.

Grantee Spotlight

The Tangled Web of Discrimination Faced by Muslim Women

March 19, 2015 | by Julie Pascoet

Research shows that Muslim women bear the brunt of Islamophobia, and often get the cold shoulder from feminists as well.

Grantee Spotlight

For Students in the Balkans, an Education in Corruption

March 19, 2015 | by Dona Kosturanova

For university students in the Balkans, corruption, bribery, and intimidation are all part of the learning experience.

Grantee Spotlight

How Paralegals Delivered Access to Justice in the Jails of Sierra Leone

March 17, 2015 | by Marina Ilminska, Zaza Namoradze

Timap for Justice sent community-based paralegals into police stations in Sierra Leone. The result? Around half the people they helped were released on bail; more than a quarter saw charges dropped altogether.

Q&A

Amid Economic Turmoil, Athens Builds a Space for Civic Solidarity

March 16, 2015 | by Antonia Zafeiri

A new Solidarity Center in the Greek capital aims to bring together in common cause anyone and everyone affected by the crisis.

Case Watch: EU Court’s Legal Adviser Assesses Roma Discrimination Case

March 13, 2015 | by Simon Cox

The Advocate-General at the Court of Justice of the European Union examined how the EU law ban on discrimination on racial or ethnic grounds affects service provision disadvantaging a whole district.

The Selma March and the Challenges Ahead

March 13, 2015 | by Allison Brown

The Selma march showed us how far we’ve come—and how much further we have to go.

Grantee Spotlight

From Medicine to Passports, Mediators Help Ukraine’s Roma Get What They Need

March 13, 2015 | by Zola Kondur

During a time of change, a group bridges the gap between Ukraine’s disenfranchised minority and social services.

The State of Policing in Ferguson and Beyond

March 12, 2015 | by Leonard Noisette

Ferguson is just beginning the hard work of restoring trust between law enforcement and the community it is sworn to serve and protect.

For the First Time, a Woman Judge Heads the International Criminal Court

March 11, 2015 | by Kelly Askin

The election of Judge Silvia Fernandez as the first woman president of the International Criminal Court marks a significant step forward for the proper representation of women in the top ranks of international justice.

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