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Lessons from the White Working Class Community in Stockholm

August 28, 2014 | by Antonia Zafeiri
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Open Society Voices

“A Decision that Seems Like an Attack on My Religion”

July 17, 2014 | by Heena Khaled
For one British Muslim woman, the European Court of Human Rights’ decision to uphold France’s ban on full-face veils is deeply painful.

France’s Veil Ban: Getting It Wrong on Living Together

July 15, 2014 | by Julia Harrington Reddy
A simple exchange on a London street shows the error of a European court ruling upholding France’s ban on the wearing of full-face veils.

A Flood Lays Bare Inequality in Bulgaria

July 14, 2014 | by Violeta Naydenova
For the district hardest hit by the June flooding in Bulgaria, the disaster also dramatically exposed the longstanding inequality and segregation of Roma residents.

To Strengthen the ICC, Look to Its Member States

July 14, 2014 | by Carolyn O’Neil
July 17 marks the anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute that created the International Criminal Court. Carlos Castresana, the noted Spanish jurist, outlines some ideas for change.

Moving Forwards a Global Vision for Legal Aid

July 11, 2014 | by Marina Ilminska, Zaza Namoradze
The UN has recognized the vital role legal aid plays in delivering access to justice for all. Now it needs to monitor implementation of its Principles and Guidelines.

An Uncertain Future for Women and Girls in Afghanistan

July 11, 2014 | by Wendy Patten
As the U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan comes to an end, the future progress of women and girls is uncertain.

From the UN, A Powerful Tool to Stop Forced Sterilization

July 10, 2014 | by Tamar Ezer, Tirza Leibowitz
Forced sterilization is an egregious and common abuse within health care settings around the world. Now, advocates are now armed with a powerful tool to end this abuse through litigation and policy reform.

Facing the Past and Apology

July 10, 2014 | by Gökçe Tüylüoğlu
An online exhibition invites visitors to consider the personal and political aspects of apology.

From Confinement to Community in Croatia

July 8, 2014 | by Judith Klein, Sebastian Krueger
The kind of life many of us take for granted is now within reach for thousands with disabilities in Croatia.

Case Watch: A Tale of Two European Courts

July 7, 2014 | by Cristina Marian
Denied access to the Court of Justice of the European Union, a Tunisian migrant worker took his case against Italy to the European Court of Human Rights.

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