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Saving Newborn Rohingya from a Legal Abyss

August 10, 2018Natasha Arnpriester

Open Society Voices

Why John Bolton’s Diatribe against the International Criminal Court Is Misleading, Misguided, and Wrong

September 14, 2018 | James Goldston

The U.S. national security advisor has sown confusion and fury among defenders of the International Criminal Court. His crude attacks don’t just show contempt for the rule of law—they undercut U.S. interests.

Announcing Moving Walls 25: Another Way Home

September 13, 2018 | Yukiko Yamagata

Moving Walls 25: Another Way Home is an exhibition and fellowship honoring artists, journalists, and creative technologists who use documentary practice to explore the topic of migration.

A Victory for Equality in India Offers Lessons for the World

September 12, 2018 | Maxim Anmeghichean

In light of the Supreme Court of India’s landmark decision decriminalizing homosexuality, advocates for equality should draw lessons on how citizens in the world’s largest democracy made bold and positive change a reality.

John McCain’s Profile in Courage

September 4, 2018 | Stephen Rickard

The late U.S. senator left a complicated legacy. But throughout his career, McCain never wavered in his opposition to torture, or his support for human rights abroad. History will remember and honor these heroic stances.

What Is Illiberal Civil Society?

August 24, 2018 | Adam Hug

Throughout much of the former Soviet Union, reactionary forces are using the tools and methods of civil society in order to attack people’s rights, weaken democracy, and roll back progress.

Saving Newborn Rohingya from a Legal Abyss

August 10, 2018 | Natasha Arnpriester

The government of Bangladesh has already promised to uphold its obligation to register newborn Rohingya refugees. For the sake of international law—and the children’s future—it must stop dragging its feet.

What Accountability Really Means

August 9, 2018 | Megan Colnar

No healthy civil society can exist without a foundation of public trust. Accountability Lab’s Blair Glencorse explains how his group is investing in the next generation of responsible, ethical, and devoted public servants.

The Fight to End HIV Is Also a Fight for Women’s Rights

August 8, 2018 | Julia Greenberg

The recipient of the International AIDS Society’s inaugural Prudence Mabele Prize, Duduzile Dlamini, is a reminder to the world that the rights of women and girls cannot be treated as an obstacle to public health.

How a New Board Game Exposes Authoritarianism’s Folly

July 30, 2018 | Sharan Srinivas

Due to the widespread adoption of false and malicious narratives, a politics of xenophobia and brutality is one the rise. Here’s how a small group in Bulgaria are using creativity and fun to change the terms of the debate.

Q&A: Yemen’s Humanitarian Catastrophe Demands Action

July 27, 2018

Yemen’s civil war, fueled by outsider powers with little concern for the Yemeni people, is not getting better. It is in the global community’s power to stop these atrocities—and justice demands nothing less.