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A General’s Guide to Building Open Societies

January 29, 2015 | by Chris Stone
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What Colombia Can Teach France About Political Cartoons

January 28, 2015 | by Maria Teresa Ronderos

Five Years After Citizens United, Signs of a Backlash

January 27, 2015 | by Sarah Knight

Open Society Voices

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 | by Amanda Fortier

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, Iris Portillo

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 | by Lamin Khadar

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 | by Anna Overstrom-Coleman

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

Children’s Right to Education Must Prevail Amid Privatization

October 28, 2014 | by Kate Linkins

The global rise and lack of regulation of privatization in education deepens inequality across the world. A UN report emphasizes the urgent need to preserve education as a public good.

Grantee Spotlight

Ukrainians to Learn the “Price” of the State

October 28, 2014 | by Dmytro Boyarchuk

A new, interactive project is out to prove that better-educated Ukrainians will elect better government officials, and make leaders more accountable for their conduct.

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