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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

Open Society Voices

Agenda 2030: Recognition for the Role of Justice and Governance in Sustainable Development

September 2, 2015 | by Aidan Harris

The new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development aims to both complete the work of the Millennium Development Goals and to tackle some of their failures.

How Obama Can Shed Light on Dark Money in Politics

September 2, 2015 | by Lisa Gilbert

An executive order requiring federal contractors to disclose their political giving would improve the lives of poor people and communities of color.

Ukraine Applies Anti-Torture Standards to Health Care

September 1, 2015 | by Naomi Burke-Shyne

Since deciding the Convention against Torture applies to health facilities, Ukraine has helped patients get the palliative care they need.

Pretrial Detention of Juveniles: As Common as It Is Wrong

September 1, 2015 | by 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.

In Katrina’s Wake, Criminal Justice Reform Takes Hold in New Orleans

August 27, 2015 | by Norris Henderson

When Hurricane Katrina hit, the justice system in New Orleans had completely broken down. We looked at the court system, the police department, the jail—and started talking about how to fix things.

A Human Rights Treaty Finally Recognizes the Right to Palliative Care

August 24, 2015 | by Gabriela B. de Luca

Latin American signatories to a groundbreaking resolution vow to provide pain medication, psychological services, and other support to dying patients.

The Open Society Foundations Remember “Bo” Burt

August 19, 2015 | by Kathleen Foley

As a board member for the Project on Death in America, Burt worked tirelessly to transform the culture of dying in the United States.

How the United States Makes Corruption in Africa Worse

August 18, 2015 | by Toby Shepard

A year after a summit that was supposed to spark reform, illicit financial flows continue to plague Africa—and lax U.S. financial regulations are partly to blame.

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

Separating Fact from Fiction in the Cannabis Debate

August 12, 2015 | by Dan Werb

With the rapid movement on cannabis regulation happening around the world, it’s more important than ever that the public gets the hard facts.

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