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A Paris-Based Media Outlet Reacts to the Attacks

November 16, 2015by Daniel Makonnen

Mapping a Path to Tolerance During a Time of Fear

November 25, 2015by Sarah Isal

Open Society Voices

The Power of a Second Chance

July 14, 2015 | by Nkechi Taifa

Those convicted of low-level, nonviolent offenses are not the only people who deserve a shot at redemption.

Grantee Spotlight

Uganda’s Leap Forward on the Right to Health

July 14, 2015 | by Primah Kwagala

After a woman died from medical neglect during childbirth, Ugandan courts stepped in and delivered a big victory for all.

Grantee Spotlight

How Newark Held Its Police Accountable

July 10, 2015 | by Udi Ofer

Until recently, police in New Jersey’s largest city engaged in widespread civil rights violations. Today they answer to one of America's strongest civilian review boards.

Why the Failure of Greece Is a European Problem

July 10, 2015 | by Antonia Zafeiri, Manos Moschopoulos

A Greek exit from the euro may be weathered by global financial markets, but it would go against the very principles the European Union was founded upon.

Can the Poor Survive in Oil-Rich Uganda?

July 9, 2015 | by Richard Mugisha

The discovery of massive oil reserves in Uganda has touched off a battle for land and resources, with the rights of the poor hanging in the balance.

Case Watch: European Court Pushes Poland to Speed Up Wheels of Justice

July 9, 2015 | by Marion Isobel

A new ruling from the European Court of Human Rights, and a new Criminal Justice Code, should help Poland address the problem of excessively long legal proceedings.

A Death in Police Custody, an Outpouring of Anger in the Netherlands

July 8, 2015 | by Marc Krupanski

The death of 42-year-old Mitch Henriquez at the hands of Dutch police sparked four nights of violent rioting in the Hague, fueled by underlying tensions between the police and minority communities in the Netherlands.

Case Watch: Judicial Activism at the European Court of Human Rights

July 8, 2015 | by Casey Rubinoff

Over the last decade the Strasbourg court has become increasingly comfortable recommending and ordering the measures that governments need to take to address breaches of the European Convention on Human Rights.

Grantee Spotlight

How to Fix Italy’s Migrant Reception Centers

July 8, 2015 | by Alberto Barbieri, Laura Deotti

Many of the centers that host Italy’s newly arrived migrants resemble overcrowded prisons rather than reception centers. Here’s how to fix them.

Injustice Is Bad for Your Health

July 8, 2015 | by Tamar Ezer

Violations of rights pose a fundamental threat to people’s health and well-being. Thankfully, programs that improve people’s access to justice can help.