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Four Laws That Are Devastating Public Health in Uganda

December 15, 2014 | by Naomi Burke-Shyne

Open Society Voices

25 Years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall, the Pursuit of Open Society in Europe Continues

December 2, 2014 | by George Soros

The spirit of democracy, transparency, and accountability carried Eastern Europe through 1989. Today, open society remains the most powerful anti-oppression tool the world has.

Will a New Funding Strategy Leave Behind HIV’s Most Vulnerable?

December 1, 2014 | by Krista Lauer

The Global Fund’s new funding model for HIV services offers the most money to the poorest countries with the highest prevalence of infection. But in some cases, the best strategy is just the opposite.

Before Embracing Europe, Ukrainians Must Embrace Each Other

December 1, 2014 | by Vladyslav Galushko

A bottom-up approach can bring disparate parts of Ukraine closer together through the common vision of a European future.

Case Watch: Netherlands Liable over Iraq War Checkpoint Death

December 1, 2014 | by Jonathan Horowitz

A case involving the shooting of an Iraqi civilian has added to a growing jurisprudence on the obligation to investigate human rights abuses in times of armed conflict abroad.

Grantee Spotlight

Israeli Veterans Break Their Silence on Life in the Occupied Territories

November 26, 2014

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.

Q&A

Stronger Together: The Case for a European Parliament Intergroup against Racism

November 25, 2014 | by Nadja Groot

A collection of European Parliament members has proposed the creation of a parliamentary intergroup to promote equality and nondiscrimination. Why is such a group needed and how would it shape the Parliament’s views?

Lessons for Ferguson from 4,000 Miles Away

November 25, 2014 | by Allison Brown

Following the police shooting of a young man near London three years ago, a documentary film about the tragedy helped one community heal.

No Equality without Data

November 24, 2014 | by Costanza Hermanin

A new report on data collection in the EU demonstrates why equality data is central to promoting equal treatment for all.

Case Watch: Lithuanian Farmers Argue that a Blockade Is Not a Riot

November 21, 2014

A European court case involving a peaceful, but disruptive, demonstration by angry Lithuanian farmers has implications for the right to protest across Europe.

Why Ebola Should Be a Wake-Up Call for Drug Development

November 21, 2014 | by Els Torreele

The lack of drugs to cure or prevent Ebola shows that the private drug development is not meeting public health needs. Luckily, a new public model is emerging.

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