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Keeping the Internet Open for All in Pakistan

November 17, 2016Samina Naz

Open Society Voices

Once Refugees Reach Europe, How Much Farther Should They Go?

January 25, 2016 | Madeline Garlick

Onward movement creates formidable challenges for states, asylum seekers, refugees, and the international protection system as a whole.

To Change Drug Policy, First Change the Way You Measure It

January 21, 2016 | Dan Werb

Many governments are using the wrong metrics to evaluate their approach to drugs.

Two Milestones Put Romani Cultural Discourse in the Hands of Roma Themselves

January 15, 2016 | Cayetano Fernandez

For too long, Romani studies have been dictated by non-Roma “experts.” In 2015, a pair of breakthrough achievements shifted that paradigm dramatically.

In Mexico, Many Deaths in Custody but Few Investigations

January 14, 2016 | Adriana García

In Mexico, the problem of deaths in custody―and the failure to investigate them―is particularly acute.

Five Years After the Revolution, Tunisia’s Fragile Transition Still Inspires Hope

January 13, 2016 | Ammar Abu Zayyad

Grim as the future may sometimes look, the country continues to work toward freedom and democracy.

Kyrgyzstan Enlists Hundreds of Doctors in Its Fight against Torture

January 13, 2016 | Nuriana Kartanbaeva

For years, Kyrgyzstan’s government denied allegations of torture. Today, not only is it acknowledging the problem—it’s helping to train medical professionals to stop it.

Case Watch: How Three Recent ECHR Rulings Strengthen Arrest Rights in Europe

January 6, 2016 | Jennifer Babaie

Three new rulings have the potential to serve as important and detailed advocacy tools both for those representing defendants in detention and those in law enforcement.

Afghan Photo Exhibit Seeks to Redefine Peace

December 22, 2015 | Wahida Paikan

Over a hundred photos taken by Afghan photographers convey the message that ending war in the country cannot come at any price.

Why the Space for Civic Engagement Is Shrinking

December 21, 2015 | Chris Stone

Across the globe, governments are shutting down spaces for civic engagement. Watch a short film about why this is happening—and how civil society can unite to prevent it.

Long Skeptical of Foreigners, Slovenia Struggles to Navigate the Refugee Crisis

December 18, 2015 | Klemen Ploštajner

In a country where excluding outsiders is part of the national identity, an influx of refugees is testing hearts and minds.

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