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Ukraine Needs Decentralization, Done Right

October 15, 2014 | by Vladyslav Galushko, Yaryna Zhurba

Open Society Voices

Repairing the Damage of a Roma Eviction

March 17, 2014 | by Adam Kullmann

In the aftermath of a mass forced eviction, a coalition of organizations helped Roma families obtain a measure of justice.

Extreme Abuse in the Name of Drug “Treatment”

March 13, 2014

In private facilities across Latin America, drug users are often detained against their will and tortured under the guise of “treatment.”

Washington's War on Leaks Highlights Shortcomings in Law and Practice

March 13, 2014 | by Emi MacLean

The curent level of prosecution of leakers of government information in the United States is unprecedented—and threatens accountability in the security sector, as well as media freedom.

EU Still Failing to Protect Fundamental Rights

March 12, 2014 | by Israel Butler

The EU has a problem: it has no effective powers to prevent its own member-states from violating its core values of respect for democracy, fundamental rights, and the rule of law.

Don't be Fooled by the Dominican Republic's Judicial Laundering of Racism

March 11, 2014 | by Julia Harrington Reddy

The Dominican Republic is making a mockery of the rule of law, as it stands behind a constitutional ruling that makes hundreds of thousands of its people stateless.

Katanga Judgment Underlines Need for Stronger ICC Focus on Sexual Violence

March 11, 2014 | by Kelly Askin

The conviction of Germain Katanga for war crimes is a welcome step forward. But when it comes to crimes like rape and sexual slavery, international tribunals like this one have done a poor job.

Building Justice in Ukraine: No Time to Waste

March 10, 2014 | by Viorel Ursu

The protests in Ukraine are about something larger than EU relations: they represent a rejection of injustice as a way of life.

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.

Sent Home to Torture: Extradition in Central Asia

March 6, 2014 | by Katalin Szarvas

One man’s harrowing story offers a rare glimpse of a growing practice—where asylum seekers are sent back to countries where they face a serious risk of ill-treatment.

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.