Symbols of racism galvanize those who would defend a defenseless past.
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The Open Society Foundations use advocacy and litigation to combat the marginalization of racial and ethnic minorities in Europe, taking on cases involving migrants, school segregation, violence against Roma, and policies that ban Muslims from wearing the hijab or building mosques.
The following Open Society programs focus on this topic.
This hearing will take stock of the systematic forced evictions of Roma in Bulgaria, Hungary, Italy, and France.
With elections looming, Bulgarian politicians are bulldozing Roma houses to win the votes of right-wing nationalists.
The Open Society Global Drug Policy Program and the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty convene a panel of experts to discuss capital punishment in the context of international law and global drug control.
When all children, regardless of their differences, are educated together, everyone benefits.
Life is challenging for Roma women in Albania, but a recent push for political organization may soon change that.
During the wars of the 1990s, Croatia took in half a million displaced people, a memory that still lives on today as Europe’s refugees reach its borders.