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Open Society Voices

A Roll of the Dice for an Accessible Pakistan

March 26, 2018 Jessica Holzer

It’s not easy to be a person with disabilities in Pakistan, but one woman is hoping to raise the public’s awareness—in a way that’s actually fun.

Q&A: The Upstart Newspaper Exposing Corruption in Afghanistan

March 9, 2018

Seizing the opportunity created by a severe lack of independent news organizations, a group of young people in Kabul are using journalism to hold corrupt government officials accountable for abusing their power.

Pakistan’s Courts Need to Do More to Acknowledge Mental Illness

November 28, 2017 Rimmel Mohydin

Khizar Hayat faces a death sentence for murder in Pakistan—despite being a victim of schizophrenia.