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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

Who Will Identify Ukraine’s Dead?

February 3, 2016 by Christine Mehta

With the body count in Ukraine rising and the government overwhelmed, a volunteer group is working to make sure families learn the fate of their loved ones.

Slovenia Built a “Corridor” to Move Refugees Straight Through the Country

February 2, 2016 by Neža Kogovšek Šalamon 1

Inside the legally questionable system that funnels migrants through Slovenia as if they were never there.

A Week of Stunning Victories for Youth Justice

January 29, 2016 by Marsha Levick 2

With dizzying speed, the Supreme Court has created a better justice system for juveniles.

Open Society People

Executive Director
Open Society Foundations–New York, Open Society Justice Initiative
Senior Legal Officer, National Security and Counterterrorism
Open Society Foundations–New York, Open Society Justice Initiative
Program Director, Justice Fund
U.S. Programs, Open Society Foundations–New York