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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

Accountability on Drones Continues to Fall Short

August 12, 2015 by Richard Weir 8

The United States must hold itself accountable for all civilians killed or injured in drone strikes, not just U.S. citizens or other Westerners.

What Latest Attacks Mean for Afghanistan’s Path to Peace

August 11, 2015 by Shaharzad Akbar 7

After the deadliest attacks on Kabul in years, civil society is helping to turn anger and despair into hope and resilience.

Washington’s Human Rights Award for Azimjan Askarov Sparks Kyrgyzstan’s Anger

July 30, 2015 by Masha Lisitsyna, Alexandra Cherkasenko

An angry response from the government of Kyrgyzstan to a U.S. human rights award highlights its refusal to address the legacy of interethnic violence that erupted in the south of the country in 2010.

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Open Society People

Binaifer Nowrojee
Asia Regional Director
Open Society Foundations–New York
Director
Open Society Foundations–New York
Jeff Goldstein
Senior Policy Analyst, Eurasia
Open Society Foundations–Washington, D.C., Open Society Policy Center