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The Open Society Foundations advance human rights and justice around the world by advocating equality for minorities and women, supporting international war crimes tribunals, and helping institute national legal reforms to ensure freedom of information, promote sentencing alternatives, and protect the rights of criminal defendants.

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Open Society Voices

A Better Tool for Ensuring International Justice

July 17, 2018 Taegin Reisman

The Open Society Justice Initiative is unveiling a new tool for making the work done by the International Criminal Court and other key tribunals more accessible to all.

To Tackle Inequality, We Need New Thinking on Tax Havens

July 3, 2018 Ben Batros

Three global trends require us to look more closely at how tax havens are distorting the the world’s economy and fueling growing economic inequalities.

Data Alone Won’t Stop Ethnic Profiling

June 19, 2018 Maryam H’madoun

While many police officers in Belgium recognize that ethnic profiling is real and harmful, acknowledging the problem is only the beginning. It’s time for law enforcement to move beyond words and make concrete policy changes.