A U.S. federal court has struck down a state congressional map for being too partisan. A cutting-edge method for measuring gerrymandering’s effects helps explain why.
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Weekly news digest produced by the Information Program. This week’s top story is the Indian government’s decision to hold talks with key stakeholders on internet censorship.
The United States should take a hard look at how its foreign aid is being used to support detention centers where people suspected of using drugs are detained, beaten, and humiliated in the name of public health.
Weekly news digest produced by the Information Program. This week’s top story is about the Indian government’s decision to block hundreds of websites for fear they are inciting racial hatred.
Experiences from Vietnam and the United States remind us of the critical role that police have as first responders to crises of all kinds, and that a human life is always worth saving.
In many countries, people who use drugs are compelled to make the harsh choice between saving a friend who is overdosing and risking arrest.
Meet the latest documentary photographers chosen for Moving Walls, an exhibition produced by the Open Society Foundations that features in-depth explorations of human rights and social issues.
Judicial independence at the Khmer Rouge court in Cambodia should not be sacrificed in the name of “greater cooperation” with the Cambodian government.
After nearly two years of advocacy by the Open Society Justice Initiative, the UN Human Rights Council moved to address the plight of millions of stateless people—including some five million children.
Vietnam is moving to shut down detention centers where sex workers are held without right of appeal and subjected to forced labor and abuse. Advocates now hope that similar rehabilitation centers for drug users will follow.