Every year, millions of Americans travel to see loved ones. Under the Trump Administration’s travel ban, many Muslim Americans are grounded. The legal fight continues.
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New guidelines from the African Commission meant to improve arrest and detention practices should be greeted warmly—if also warily, since their success will depend on proper implementation by national governments.
Meet the volunteer legal experts ensuring that resource development doesn’t bulldoze people’s lives.
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.
On a small island off the coast of Senegal, 22 poets got together to “rethink Africa” at a residency hosted by the Open Society Foundations.
The sacking of Sierra Leone's vice president has sparked political tensions and fueled concerns about the role of the constitution and the rule of law.
Timap for Justice sent community-based paralegals into police stations in Sierra Leone. The result? Around half the people they helped were released on bail; more than a quarter saw charges dropped altogether.
The Open Society Foundations and others are making a public commitment to work towards an internet that is built, used, and governed in ways that allow everyone to access it and benefit from its potential.
A spate of fatal incidents at the EU’s southern border crossings reveals an increasingly aggressive approach to stopping migrants at any cost.
In Cape Town’s informal settlements, people face the threat of assault, rape, and murder simply because they don’t have access to a secure toilet near their home.
The global policing organization is a crucial instrument in the fight against crime—and sometimes, a way for corrupt officials to hunt down their critics.