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The Open Society Foundations seek to investigate and combat human rights violations linked to national security and counterterrorism operations around the world. In the United States, we support work to promote national security policies that respect human rights, civil liberties, and the rule of law.
An expert panel explores how violations of medical neutrality are used as weapons of war—and the impact this has on humanitarian organizations offering aid.
An expert panel discusses alternative approaches to combating terrorism—including less reliance on the military, a tougher line on bad governance, and closer work with civil society.
A year later, it’s worth remembering just how horrific—and ineffective—“enhanced interrogation” turned out to be.
After the beheadings of seven innocent members of an ethnic minority, Afghans hoped their protest would draw attention to the violence—but it achieved something far more profound.
In the wake of the attacks that killed over a hundred in Paris, a publisher explains the media’s role in responding, and why we shouldn’t make assumptions about the terrorists’ intended targets.
Nationally renowned racial justice advocate Deepa Iyer shines a light on the ongoing racism directed against South Asian, Arab, Muslim, and Sikh people in the decade and a half since 9/11.