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For Funders, a Responsible Exit Is an Elusive Ideal

February 8, 2016by Jonathan Cohen

How Albania Is Reforming Its Troubled Justice System

February 11, 2016by Andi Dobrushi

Open Society Voices

Grantee Spotlight

How Businesses Profit from Israeli Settlements

February 12, 2016 | by Shawan Jabarin

Settlement businesses are perpetuating the Israeli occupation and violating Palestinians’ most basic rights. Palestinian civil society has worked hard to expose their complicity.

Five Years After the Revolution, Tunisia’s Fragile Transition Still Inspires Hope

January 13, 2016 | by Ammar Abu Zayyad

Grim as the future may sometimes look, the country continues to work toward freedom and democracy.

Can the Arab League Be Civil Society’s Partner for Human Rights?

December 9, 2015 | by Mervat Rishmawi

To take on a more ambitious role that responds to Arab peoples’ aspirations for more rights and liberties, the Arab League and civil society need to deepen their relations.

Slain Human Rights Lawyer Warned of Turkey’s “Existential Crisis”

November 30, 2015 | by Erika Dailey

Tahir Elçi, a torture survivor who became one of Turkey’s best known human rights lawyers, was shot dead at a peace rally in southeast Turkey on Saturday.

Grantee Spotlight

The Slow-Motion Legal Disaster Unfolding within the Refugee Crisis

November 11, 2015 | by Samar Muhareb

Many refugees fleeing Syria find themselves in a legal black hole. Now a Jordan-based organization is helping them piece their identities back together.

Grantee Spotlight

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.

The National Dialogue Quartet’s Vital Music

October 9, 2015 | by Chris Stone

The Nobel Peace Prize bestowed on the four groups advancing Tunisia’s democracy brightens the beacon of hope for all of us.

Accountability on Drones Continues to Fall Short

August 12, 2015 | by Richard Weir

The United States must hold itself accountable for all civilians killed or injured in drone strikes, not just U.S. citizens or other Westerners.

Grantee Spotlight

Israeli Soldiers Break Their Silence on the Gaza Conflict

July 6, 2015 | by Ammar Abu Zayyad

A group of veterans who fought in the Palestinian Territories are testifying about what they did with the goal of making Israeli society face up to its military’s actions.

Grantee Spotlight

Europe’s Migration Crossing Points Captured in Six Films

June 26, 2015 | by Stefano Liberti

From the English Channel to the airport in Rome, Europe’s crossing points offer migrants hope and hardship.

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