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A Week of Stunning Victories for Youth Justice

January 29, 2016by Marsha Levick
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The Hashtag That Stymied Corruption in Kyrgyzstan

January 28, 2016by Shamil Ibragimov

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The Hashtag That Stymied Corruption in Kyrgyzstan

January 28, 2016 | by Shamil Ibragimov

By making information about public spending visible, watchdogs are shaming away government waste.

Two Milestones Put Romani Cultural Discourse in the Hands of Roma Themselves

January 15, 2016 | by Cayetano Fernandez

For too long, Romani studies have been dictated by non-Roma “experts.” In 2015, a pair of breakthrough achievements shifted that paradigm dramatically.

Afghan Photo Exhibit Seeks to Redefine Peace

December 22, 2015 | by Wahida Paikan

Over a hundred photos taken by Afghan photographers convey the message that ending war in the country cannot come at any price.

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Can a Team of Independent Journalists Help Prevent ISIS Recruitment in Georgia?

December 15, 2015 | by Anuka Toklikishvili

In a region targeted by ISIS for young recruits, local journalists are exposing the terror group’s shadowy network, one case at a time.

In Azerbaijan, It’s the Media Who Pay the Price

December 4, 2015 | by Emin Milli

In a nation where reporters face sometimes deadly risks, an exiled journalist believes even one independent media outlet can spark lasting change.

A Paris-Based Media Outlet Reacts to the Attacks

November 16, 2015 | by Daniel Makonnen

In the wake of the attacks that killed over a hundred in Paris, a publisher explains the media’s role in responding, and why we shouldn’t make assumptions about the terrorists’ intended targets.

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An Arts Endeavor in Tunisia Brings Together Government and Civil Society

November 4, 2015 | by Rana Yazaji

Art has proved to be an effective platform to promote freedom of expression and innovation among long-stifled Tunisians.

Reflections on Belarusian Nobel Prize Winner Svetlana Alexievich

October 11, 2015 | by Aryeh Neier

A former Open Society board member proves that great works of art can be produced in the most repressive circumstances.

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

September 29, 2015 | by Simon Cox

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

The Role of Arts and Culture in an Open Society

September 22, 2015 | by Chris Stone

By supporting artistic endeavors, we help make manifest our most ambitious goals and ideals.

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