Miguel Ángel Jiménez Blanco, who led searches to find unmarked graves and identify the remains of those who have disappeared in Mexico's Guerrero state, was found shot to death.
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Manipulated by politicians and desperate for money, Romania’s press is in crisis. But the country’s newly elected president could rewrite the story.
As rising temperatures throw parts of the continent into chaos, an initiative aims to build resilience to the deadly conflicts catalyzed by a shifting climate.
The Netherlands’ annual Zwarte Piet (Black Pete) display betrays the country’s progressive reputation. Last week, the European Parliament debated retiring it once and for all.
This fall, the first Civil Society Leadership Awards scholars enrolled at universities around the U.S. with one goal: to bring new skills and ideas back to their home countries.
The Open Society Foundations are investing $2.9 million to support community groups working to promote law enforcement accountability and help build a national database on police behavior.
In a country that values assimilation, D’Ailleurs et d’ici! is a rare celebration of the many ethnic and racial groups that contribute to France’s diversity.
The move toward including justice in the UN’s post-2015 development agenda highlights the fundamental role of civil society—and regular people—in securing sustainable development.
In a ruling that could have implications throughout Africa, Namibia’s highest court ruled that public hospitals violated the rights of five women by sterilizing them without their informed consent.
Over six years after the Open Society Foundations launched the Campaign for Black Male Achievement, the initiative is spinning off as an independent organization.
An Inter-American Court decision addresses abuses committed by the military in the aftermath of a bloody siege at Colombia’s main court building in 1985.