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Ukraine Needs Decentralization, Done Right

October 15, 2014 | by Vladyslav Galushko

Open Society Voices

In Bosnia, Protests That Can No Longer Be Ignored

February 10, 2014

What’s the story behind the recent protests in Bosnia? And will leaders get the message before the situation worsens?

High Tech Tools for the Human Rights Lawyer

February 7, 2014 | by Elizabeth Eagen

Being a human rights lawyer is a tough road. A new research paper explores how technology can help.

From Crisis to Hope in Europe

February 7, 2014 | by George Soros

The European Union was inspired by the ideals of an open and free society. In the shadow of the current economic and political crisis, it’s time to return to those ideals.

Grantee Spotlight

Slavery by Another Name

February 5, 2014

A digital storytelling project educates teachers and students on forms of slavery that persisted well into the 20th century.

Development’s Missing Ingredient

February 4, 2014 | by George Soros

We need to persuade members of the UN General Assembly that development targets should involve not just access to education, healthcare, clean water, and other vital services, but also access to justice.

Grantee Spotlight

A Dramatic Effort to Address the Legacy of Bombing in Laos

February 4, 2014

Laos is the most heavily bombed country per capita in history. One-third of the ordnance never exploded, and continues to maim and kill. But the problem is getting some new attention and aid.

A Court Victory over Torture Raises Hopes in Kazakhstan

February 3, 2014 | by Alexandra Cherkasenko

In an unprecented move, a court in Kazakhstan has ordered the authorities to pay compensation to a victim of police torture, enforcing a ruling by the UN Committee against Torture.

Philip Seymour Hoffman and the American Overdose Epidemic

February 3, 2014 | by Jamie Wood

The backdrop of Hoffman’s tragic death is a growing epidemic of drug overdose in American culture. How do we reverse this trend?

Join the Movement for Black Male Achievement

February 3, 2014 | by Rashid Shabazz

Watch the award-winning documentary American Promise and join the campaign to improve the life outcomes for all black boys.

For the Success of Boys and Men of Color, A Call to Action

January 29, 2014 | by Kenneth H. Zimmerman
We are heartened by the president’s recognition that to increase opportunity for all Americans, we must help boys and men of color succeed.