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Ending Mass Incarceration

November 7, 2014 | by Chris Stone
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Open Society Voices

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

November 4, 2014

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

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

Four Key Lessons from Teaching Human Rights for Health

November 3, 2014 | by Tamar Ezer

For seven years, Open Society has joined medical and law schools to develop 25 courses on human rights and patient care. Here's what it takes to support new generations of rights-respecting health and legal practitioners.

In Sparks of a Fire, Lessons for West African Health

October 31, 2014

A visit to two Dakar schools shows the need for, and potential effectiveness of, training children in Ebola-prevention measures.

Case Watch: Top Argentine Court Blazes a Trail on Online Free Expression

October 30, 2014 | by Darian Pavli

In a groundbreaking judgment, the Argentina Supreme Court found that search engines are not liable for unlawful third-party content appearing in search results.

Justice in Guatemala: New Efforts, Continuing Threats

October 30, 2014 | by Emi MacLean

Almost 20 years after the end of Guatemala’s bitter civil war, victims of human rights atrocities are still waiting for offenders to be brought to justice. Their quest is now at a critical crossroads.

University Law Clinics and the Growing Demand for EU Law

October 30, 2014

EU law affects the lives of virtually everyone living and working in the European Union, but not enough public interest lawyers specialize in this field. Clinical legal education seeks to close the gap.

Case Watch: Peru’s Constitutional Court Hears Challenge to Blanket Military Secrecy

October 30, 2014 | by Emi MacLean

Peru's constitutional court is considering a challenge to an executive decree that declares that “all information or documentation” related to security and national defense “is by its nature secret.”

Messages about Turkmenistan Darken American Congratulations

October 29, 2014 | by Jeff Goldstein

What’s going on inside this Central Asian autocracy raises questions about how American policymakers prioritize human rights in foreign relations.

Grantee Spotlight

The Transformative Power of Photography and Collaboration

October 28, 2014

Recipients of the 2014 Audience Engagement Grants cover a range of places, populations, and ways to merge activism with documentary art.

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