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How Israel Bombs Gaza with Impunity

October 17, 2016Yael Stein
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How We Kept the Internet Open in Europe

October 6, 2016Thomas Lohninger

Open Society Voices

A Chance to Get Drug Policy Right

December 17, 2015 | Daniel Wolfe, Kasia Malinowska

In 1998, the world’s leaders hashed out a plan to create “a drug-free world.” In April, they’ll come together again—and search for a smarter way forward.

Citizens Push Back Against Polish Ruling Party’s Abuse of Power

December 17, 2015 | Katarzyna Szymielewicz

Since winning last month’s elections, Poland’s conservative PiS party has been consolidating power and shutting down dissent. But a groundswell of grassroots opposition is building fast.

How Private Sponsorship Programs Could Help Resettle Refugees

December 16, 2015 | Maria Teresa Rojas, Alyssa Ross

When individuals agree to support refugees for the first year in their new country, everybody wins.

Can a Team of Independent Journalists Help Prevent ISIS Recruitment in Georgia?

December 15, 2015 | Anuka Toklikishvili

In a region targeted by ISIS for young recruits, local journalists are exposing the terror group’s shadowy network, one case at a time.

A Chance to Make Ukraine Europe’s Next Success Story

December 14, 2015 | George Soros

Ukraine is at a critical juncture, and it needs all the support it can get to maintain its moral and political integrity.

New Law Will Help Prevent Law Enforcement Overreach in Schools

December 10, 2015 | Christopher Scott

The legislation, signed by President Obama, could reduce racial disparities in harsh school discipline practices.

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

December 9, 2015 | 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.

One Year After the Torture Report, a New Law Says “Never Again”

December 9, 2015 | Jeremy Ravinsky, Jonathan E. Kaplan

A year later, it’s worth remembering just how horrific—and ineffective—“enhanced interrogation” turned out to be.

Can “Hot Spot Policing” Help Solve Pakistan’s Crime Problem?

December 8, 2015 | Bisma Khan, Zulfiqar Hameed

The strategy allows law enforcement to focus resources in areas where criminal activity is concentrated.

A New Look Behind the Pricing of a $1,000 Pill

December 7, 2015 | Azzi Momenghalibaf

A U.S. Senate investigation concludes that a blockbuster hepatitis C drug was priced to drive profits, not innovation. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg.