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Discrimination

Discrimination

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.

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Recent work

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Film Screening and Q&A—Finding Oscar

Finding Oscar tells the remarkable and moving story of the search for justice for Guatemala's 1982 Dos Erres massacre—and how it changed one man's life forever.

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Film Screening and Q&A—The Constitution: A Love Story About Hate

Winner of the Montreal Film Festival Grand Prize of the Americas, The Constitution explores intolerance and hate through the stories of four neighbors in Zagreb, Croatia.

Voices
Why Cologne’s Police Shouldn’t Brag About Racially Profiling 900 New Year’s Eve Revelers

Stopping violence requires good intelligence—provided by people who trust the police.

Voices
Standing Together Against Hate

A progress report on the Open Society Foundations’ $10 million initiative to confront hate.

Explainer
Understanding Migration and Asylum in the European Union

The real crisis around migration is in Europe’s poor response to irregular migrants and asylum seekers, including the EU’s ability to keep people safe and secure.

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Which Steps Towards European Policies Against Anti-Gypsyism?

The Open Society Foundations, the German Federal Foreign Office, and the European Commission host a seminar encouraging policymakers to step up efforts combating prejudice against Roma communities.

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Open Society Foundations–New York, Open Society Justice Initiative

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Winner of the Montreal Film Festival Grand Prize of the Americas, The Constitution explores intolerance and hate through the stories of four neighbors in Zagreb, Croatia.

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February 15, 2017