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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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In the Information Battle with Post-Soviet States, the West Is Losing Ground

April 17, 2017 | Adam Hug

A new report examines how propaganda and disinformation are being disseminated across Ukraine, Russia, Georgia, and elsewhere, including across Europe and America—and what can be done about it.

How Private Sponsorship Programs Could Help Resettle Refugees

December 16, 2015 | Maria Teresa Rojas, Alyssa Ross

When individuals agree to support refugees for the first year in their new country, everybody wins.

Case Watch: Making Sense of the Schrems Ruling on Data Transfer

October 7, 2015 | Simon Cox

The ruling from the top EU court is subtle and careful—and it has already been misunderstood in some quarters.

Case Watch: Will the EU’s Top Court Outlaw Mass Surveillance?

September 29, 2015 | Simon Cox

U.S. domestic surveillance practices, exposed by Edward Snowden, present a profound legal challenge to the European Union's data protection regime.

Pretrial Detention of Juveniles: As Common as It Is Wrong

September 1, 2015 | Marina Ilminska

The extended pretrial detention of juveniles should be a seldom-used measure of last resort, not the sadly common practice it is today.

Want to Stop Police Violence? Establish an Independent Investigative Institution

June 26, 2015 | Katalin Szarvas, Erin Neff

Civil society is attempting to take police accountability into their own hands by demanding independent investigative institutions.

The Right to Understand the Right to Remain Silent

April 27, 2015 | Erin Neff

Do people really understand the right to remain silent? This essential right protects individuals from being compelled to make self-incriminating statements, yet too often there is a failure to ensure it is understood.

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.

A New Film Teaches Youth How to Deal with Stop-and-Search

April 3, 2015 | Maryanne Olson

Taking know-your-rights into real-life street situations, a film called Y-Stop seeks to educate London youth on how to navigate an encounter with the police.

Have You Been Spied On? Here’s How to Find Out

February 19, 2015 | Eric King

A landmark court ruling will allow citizens to search for their personal information in the files of Britain’s intelligence agency.

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