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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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Bridging the Health Care Gap in India

November 15, 2013 | Fawzia Naqvi

The Soros Economic Development Fund found a way to help people in India access lifesaving care—and a successful business model to accompany it.

Pakistani Prisoners Risk Languishing at Bagram

November 14, 2013 | Christopher Rogers

With the U.S. combat role in Afghanistan coming to an end, ongoing detentions at Bagram could jeopardize relations with Afghanistan at a critical time.

Catholic Universities Keep the Faith in Smart Drug Policy

November 7, 2013 | Graciela Touzé

Drug policies centered on law enforcement have shown their limits, according to a policy brief from the International Federation of Catholic Universities.

Holocaust Museum Bears Witness to Plight of Burma’s Rohingya

November 6, 2013 | Elizabeth B. White

The Rohingya are possibly the most persecuted people in the world today, yet few people are aware of their plight. An exhibit at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum aims to change that.

From Indonesia to the UN: Speaking up for Justice

September 25, 2013 | Lotta Teale

Villagers in Margo Sari, a small village in Indonesia, are using the law to fight corruption and secure their future.

From the Yellow River to the East River

August 8, 2013 | Yukiko Yamagata, Annick Shen

Photographer Ian Teh’s haunting images of the cost of industrialization along China’s Yellow River appear in an unconventional exhibit on a New York City ferry.

Troubled Khmer Rouge Investigation Raises New Transparency Concerns

August 6, 2013 | Heather Ryan

Lawyers representing a suspect under investigation by Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge tribunal have been denied access to the case file, in spite of repeated requests.

Rock and Roll Dreams in Afghanistan

June 20, 2013 | Javed Rezayee, Jonathan E. Kaplan

Kabul Dreams, the first rock band in Afghanistan to garner international attention, is dealing with some high expectations.

A School Grows in Punjab

June 18, 2013 | Yumna Z. Rizvi

A previously dilapidated school in Punjab now has working bathrooms, a playground, and a boost in education quality. Can it be a model for other schools in rural Pakistan?

A Clinic Offers Afghan Women Legal Aid—and Hope

May 30, 2013 | Jonathan E. Kaplan
A visit to a pro-bono legal clinic in Kabul, Afghanistan, reveals a legal system that often turns those trying to protect themselves into criminals.