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Open Society Fellow Chitrangada Choudhury and ActionAid USA senior policy analyst Brandon Wu locate demands for environmental justice on the international policy agenda and within the realities of rural India.

Open Society Voices

Nepal’s Culture of Impunity Is Derailing Its Human Rights Investigations

February 12, 2016 by Som Niroula, Neetu Pokharel

Nearly 40 commissions have dug into the atrocities committed during the country’s internal conflicts. Nearly none of their recommendations have been implemented.

How Businesses Profit from Israeli Settlements

February 12, 2016 by Shawan Jabarin

Settlement businesses are perpetuating the Israeli occupation and violating Palestinians’ most basic rights. Palestinian civil society has worked hard to expose their complicity.

How Albania Is Reforming Its Troubled Justice System

February 11, 2016 by Andi Dobrushi

There is growing pressure on Albania to execute the fixes that virtually everyone agrees are sorely needed.

Open Society People

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U.S. Programs, Open Society Foundations–New York