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Inclusive Education Reform Presents a Litmus Test for the Czech Republic

November 13, 2017Ostalinda Maya Ovalle, Štěpán Drahokoupil
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Is Judicial Independence Finally Coming to Kyrgyzstan?

November 16, 2017Shamil Ibragimov, Joshua Russell
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After the Storm: Building a Better Houston

November 3, 2017John Henneberger

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Venezuela’s “Firefly” Aims to Illuminate News that Others Won’t

June 17, 2015 | Marius Dragomir

A start-up website run by a team of disillusioned journalists is providing something rarely found in Venezuela: unbiased news.

Can Malaysia’s Leading Independent News Site Survive a Censorship Law?

June 10, 2015 | Shuwei Fang

Against the odds, the Malaysiakini group has managed to turn a profit while maintaining its independent voice, but a crackdown on press freedoms threatens its success.

In the Run-Up to Elections, Court Declares Burundi’s Press Gag Law Undemocratic

May 28, 2015 | Peter Noorlander

An oppressive law that ties journalists’ hands has been ruled in violation of democratic principles by the East African Court of Justice.

Senegalese Rappers Set the News to a Beat, and Viewership Soars

May 22, 2015 | Amanda Fortier

An online news program that features rappers as anchors has found huge success among youth in West Africa.

Romeo and Juliet Finds New Life in Serbia and Kosovo

May 19, 2015 | Beka Vuco

A new production of Romeo and Juliet—performed by actors from Serbia and Kosovo—shows how the arts can foster understanding between cultures.

We Want to Hear What You Think About the European Roma Institute

May 18, 2015 | Zeljko Jovanovic
The idea of an institute for Roma culture and heritage is more relevant and urgent than ever. Now we want your feedback.

This Tool Lets You See Exactly Who’s Tracking What You’re Reading Online

May 13, 2015 | Fieke Jansen

Third-party trackers help online advertisers target consumers, but a closer look at how they work reveals potential for abuse.

Why the Greek Media Is in Free Fall

May 12, 2015 | Manos Moschopoulos

A new Open Society report details how an array of converging factors are devastating journalism in Greece, and what can be done to save it.

As Nepal Reels, a Radio Station Offers a Steady Voice

May 1, 2015 | Gopal Guragain

For Nepalese migrant workers unable to return home to search for family, the Ujyaalo radio network has become a reliable link to the tragedy.

Five Photographers Present Journeys Toward Freedom, Safety, and Self-Determination

April 21, 2015 | Siobhan Riordan

From the creative act of authorship to the formidable journey to escape slavery, the stories highlighted in the next installment of the Moving Walls photography series explore people in pursuit of new worlds.

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