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Have You Been Spied On? Here’s How to Find Out.

February 19, 2015 | by Eric King
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Open Society Voices

How Getting Involved in Politics Transformed One Roma Village’s Future

December 4, 2014 | by Marian Daragiu, Marius Tudor

Filipeştii de Târg shows how systematic disenfranchisement can hold back a people—and how a community determined to break free of this can change its trajectory for generations to come.

Grantee Spotlight

On Disability Rights, Building a Movement One Billion Strong

December 3, 2014 | by Leon Mar

The Disability Rights Fund supports the advocacy work of disabled peoples’ organizations around the globe. The Fund’s mission is clear: ensure that the rights of every person with a disability are respected.

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, Alyona Getmanchuk

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 | by Yehuda Shaul

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, Angelina Atanasova

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

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