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Fighting Denial and Suspicion in France

January 23, 2015 | by Rokhaya Diallo

Why Selma Matters

January 16, 2015 | by Allison Brown

Open Society Voices

Moldova’s Vote to Embrace Europe Puts the EU in the Hot Seat

December 16, 2014

Now that Moldovans have voted pro-European parties into power, the EU must live up to the country’s expectations—while staying one step ahead of Russia.

Four Laws That Are Devastating Public Health in Uganda

December 15, 2014 | by Naomi Burke-Shyne

For Ugandan lawmakers, it seems the best cure for a public health problem is a draconian prison sentence.

Mexican Transparency Law: A Chance to Strengthen Accountability

December 15, 2014 | by Emi MacLean

Strengthening public access to information in Mexico should support true democratic oversight of police, investigative, and prosecutorial authorities.

The UK Debate on Europe’s Human Rights Court: An Update

December 12, 2014

The outcome of the British debate over the European Court of Human Rights will have an impact on rights in the rest of Europe, and the rest of the world.

Armenia’s Pro-Russia Stance Has a Cost for Women’s Rights

December 12, 2014

Domestic violence and sex-selective abortion are rife in Armenia, and efforts to solve these problems are often branded as a threat to the country’s ancestral heritage.

Court Clears the Way for Greater Press Freedom in Africa

December 11, 2014

In a judgment that could have ramifications throughout the continent, an African international court has ruled that journalists should be protected from imprisonment for criminal defamation.

Police Shootings Aren’t the Only Way the Justice System Fails Youth

December 10, 2014 | by Luisa Taveras

Young people of color face particularly long odds when dealing with courts and police, from sexual abuse in prison to cops assuming they’re guilty until proven innocent.

The Report on CIA Torture Confirms Our Worst Fears

December 9, 2014 | by George Soros

The secret interrogation techniques used in the name of national security are truly horrific.

Case Watch: EU Court Ruling Backs Refugees from Anti-Gay Persecution

December 8, 2014 | by Zsolt Bobis

A welcome recent ruling from the Court of Justice of the European Union is likely to make it harder for governments to deny political asylum to applicants facing persecution for their sexual orientation.

Despite Cosmetic Reforms, Modern Slavery Is Alive and Well in Uzbekistan

December 5, 2014

The authorities claim they're cracking down on child labor, but in many ways, things have gotten even worse.

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