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In the Middle East, the Open Society Foundations focus on providing grants to organizations addressing issues of governance and rights, media and information, women’s empowerment, education, and arts and culture.

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Open Society Voices

The Slow-Motion Legal Disaster Unfolding within the Refugee Crisis

November 11, 2015 by Samar Muhareb 2

Many refugees fleeing Syria find themselves in a legal black hole. Now a Jordan-based organization is helping them piece their identities back together.

An Arts Endeavor in Tunisia Brings Together Government and Civil Society

November 4, 2015 by Rana Yazaji 6

Art has proved to be an effective platform to promote freedom of expression and innovation among long-stifled Tunisians.

The National Dialogue Quartet’s Vital Music

October 9, 2015 by Chris Stone 2

The Nobel Peace Prize bestowed on the four groups advancing Tunisia’s democracy brightens the beacon of hope for all of us.

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