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How Access to Justice Can Stop a Problem from Turning into a Crisis

February 17, 2017Peter Chapman, Zaza Namoradze

Open Society Voices

Turkey’s Extraordinary Resilience in a Year of Terror

June 30, 2016 | Gökçe Tüylüoğlu

The country continues to thrive despite multiple bomb attacks, including this week’s at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport.

Legal Access for All: But Who Pays for It?

June 29, 2016 | Lotta Teale

If the vision of equal access to justice for all is to become a reality, more countries around the world will need a sustainable nationwide system for legal services.

In Nigeria, Many Anticorruption Policies—and Lots of Corruption, Too

June 29, 2016 | Joseph Amenaghawon, Udo Jude Ilo

The president has made fighting corruption a top priority. Why is progress so slow?

How the Israeli Military’s “Justice” System Shields an Illegal Occupation

June 29, 2016 | Hagai El-Ad

The farcical process not only fails to achieve justice for Palestinians killed or harmed by Israeli soldiers—it lends a sheen of false legitimacy to the occupation itself.

Open Society in the Post-Brexit European Union

June 25, 2016 | Chris Stone

To realize the European Union’s original ambitions, those who are committed to open society principles must address the politics of fear.

Taking Stock of Brexit

June 24, 2016 | Aidan Harris

The impact of the UK’s decision to quit the European Union will go far beyond an immediate loss of economic confidence, and may challenge the country’s historic faith in open society values.

The Supreme Court Won’t Stop the Fight for Justice for Immigrants

June 24, 2016 | Marielena Hincapié

We must mobilize to fight for true and lasting changes to immigration policy to allow all people, regardless of where we were born, to contribute fully to our communities.

Following the Money through Chilean Politics

June 23, 2016 | Pablo Collada

A series of investigations and indictments have shed light on a campaign finance system that consistently operates outside the law.

For Women Swept Up in the Drug Trade, Legal Help That Starts Early

June 22, 2016 | Muhammad Afif, Yosua Octavian

When marginalized women are convicted of drug offenses in Indonesia, their best shot at avoiding the death penalty is early access to justice.

A Bid for Greater Transparency on Refugees

June 20, 2016 | Gabriella Guido

Italy’s detention and identification centers for arriving migrants are poorly monitored and shielded from public view.

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