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Nowhere to Turn for Drug Treatment

May 21, 2015by Roxanne Saucier, Denise Tomasini-Joshi
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Open Society Voices

Dominican Republic “Rage Quits” on Human Rights

November 13, 2014 | by Julia Harrington Reddy

After being found in breach of its treaty commitments, the Dominican Republic has decided to walk away from the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.

Grantee Spotlight

Judgment in Hungary: An Attack on Roma, and a Search for Justice

November 13, 2014 | by Eszter Hajdu

The documentary Judgment in Hungary depicts the trial of four Hungarians accused of killing six Roma, including a five-year-old, and injuring five others.

Greece’s Investment in Migration Control Yields No Returns

November 12, 2014 | by Apostolis Fotiadis

A new report suggests Greece drop punitive migration control measures for less costly, and more effective, methods.

Judicial Independence Under Threat in Guatemala

November 11, 2014 | by Emi MacLean

Recent events have shown that Guatemala’s justice system is still subject to powerful political and economic interests.

Grantee Spotlight

Bringing the Streets to Politics: Hip-Hop Promotes Openness in Senegal

November 11, 2014 | by Amanda Fortier

Senegalese youth learn to express and sustain demands for change through a project that emphasizes rap and hip-hop culture.

Ending Mass Incarceration

November 7, 2014 | by Chris Stone

Through a grant of $50 million to the ACLU, the Open Society Foundations are making a lasting commitment to criminal justice reform in the United States.

Can a Think Tank Help Expose a Captured State?

November 5, 2014 | by Andrej Nosko

Twenty years after Central and Eastern Europe began its transitions to democracy, small elites seem to amass more and more wealth and power. What can think tanks do to stop this?

Power for Life Falls by the Power of the People

November 4, 2014 | by Mathias Hounkpe

Protests in Burkina Faso raise the question: do term limits help or hinder nascent democracies?

Somalis in Copenhagen: Growing Up as Children of “Unwanted Immigrants”

November 4, 2014 | by Helle Stenum

Based on interviews with young Danish Somalis living in Copenhagen, evidence grows that discrimination at school can affect second-generation immigrants.

Grantee Spotlight

How Tunisia Can Be an Example of Good Governance to the Region—and Beyond

November 3, 2014 | by Bana Sayeh

Amira Yahyaoui, a vocal opponent of the ousted Tunisian President Ben Ali and founder of a transparency organization, discusses Tunisia’s way forward.

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