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Asia

The work of the Open Society Foundations in Asia focuses on defending human rights, particularly for migrants, laborers, and victims of conflict; promoting election reform; instituting natural resource regulation; increasing access to information; and improving public health.

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The following Open Society programs focus on this region.

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Open Society Voices

Nepali and Colombian Journalists Join Forces to Protect Their Peers

November 21, 2016 Ujir Magar

Colombia has made strides in protecting journalists from physical attacks. Now, a group of Nepali journalists is working to apply some of these methods in a different context.

Keeping the Internet Open for All in Pakistan

November 17, 2016 Samina Naz

Internet censorship in Pakistan is reaching new heights, threatening freedom of expression and the right to privacy.

In Kazakhstan, Having a Disability Often Means Not Getting a Vote

November 16, 2016 Parkhat Yussupjanov

Obstacles as simple as a lack of braille ballots can prevent people from exercising their right to vote.

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Binaifer Nowrojee
Regional Director for Asia Pacific
Open Society Foundations–New York, Asia Pacific Regional Office
Program Director
Open Society Foundations–New York