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How Pop Culture Can Help Roma See Themselves as Survivors

August 1, 2016Vicente Rodriguez Fernandez
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As U.S. Elections Near, a String of Voting Rights Victories

August 17, 2016Erica Teasley Linnick
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The New Face of Solidarity

August 16, 2016Deepa Iyer
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Open Society Voices

In Georgia, Living Proof That Harsh Punishments Don’t Stop Drug Use

February 22, 2016 | David Otiashvili

Despite making strides in reform, possession of more than a gram of heroin can still earn you a longer prison sentence than murder.

You Can’t Bomb Your Way to Peace

February 19, 2016 | Larry Attree

A new series of reports shows the futility of using direct force to pursue global stability.

Grantee Spotlight

Between Two Countries Often at Odds, a Youth Alliance Forms

February 17, 2016 | Zubair Azam, Suleiman Amanzad

Young delegates from Afghanistan and Pakistan toured each other’s countries, finding common ground and learning that they’re not so different after all.

Kyrgyzstan’s Long Fight for Generic Drugs Is Finally Paying Off

February 17, 2016 | Aibek Mukambetov

With more affordable medicines, pervasive illnesses like hepatitis C can be treated more widely.

Nepal’s Culture of Impunity Is Derailing Its Human Rights Investigations

February 12, 2016 | Som Niroula, Neetu Pokharel

Nearly 40 commissions have dug into the atrocities committed during the country’s internal conflicts. Nearly none of their recommendations have been implemented.

Grantee Spotlight

How Businesses Profit from Israeli Settlements

February 12, 2016 | 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.

How Albania Is Reforming Its Troubled Justice System

February 11, 2016 | Andi Dobrushi

There is growing pressure on Albania to execute the fixes that virtually everyone agrees are sorely needed.

Grantee Spotlight

Keeping Memories of Bangladesh Alive—Even the Most Painful Ones

February 11, 2016 | Tracey Gurd

An historical memory project seeks to reconcile a past steeped in violence by inviting typically excluded people to recall it.

Hope for Improving Health Outcomes for Vulnerable Populations

February 9, 2016 | Kellen Russionello

A new program in California could vastly improve both health and criminal justice outcomes for the state’s most vulnerable populations.

Case Watch: UN Rights Body Challenges Police Brutality in Kyrgyzstan

February 8, 2016 | Masha Lisitsyna

A case of brutality brought to the UN Human Rights Committee supports wider efforts to end torture and abuse by police in Kyrgyzstan.

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