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A Victory for Equality in India Offers Lessons for the World

September 12, 2018 Maxim Anmeghichean

In light of the Supreme Court of India’s landmark decision decriminalizing homosexuality, advocates for equality should draw lessons on how citizens in the world’s largest democracy made bold and positive change a reality.

Saving Newborn Rohingya from a Legal Abyss

August 10, 2018 Natasha Arnpriester

The government of Bangladesh has already promised to uphold its obligation to register newborn Rohingya refugees. For the sake of international law—and the children’s future—it must stop dragging its feet.

Sri Lanka Should Think Twice Before Copying Duterte’s Vicious Drug War

July 26, 2018 Giada Girelli

While the world moves on, Sri Lanka continues to drift toward the brutal and criminal “war on drugs” policies championed by the Philippines’ strongman. These heinous policies must be abandoned—before it’s too late.

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Director PJ Raval joins Open Society for a screening of his award-winning film about the 2014 murder of Filipina trans woman Jennifer Laude by a U.S. Marine—and the political uprising it inspired.