The country is blazing a trail for transparency in a challenging region. But the law's potential for advancing democracy will depend on citizens' ability to use it.
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To realize the European Union’s original ambitions, those who are committed to open society principles must address the politics of fear.
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.
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.
A series of investigations and indictments have shed light on a campaign finance system that consistently operates outside the law.
When marginalized women are convicted of drug offenses in Indonesia, their best shot at avoiding the death penalty is early access to justice.
Italy’s detention and identification centers for arriving migrants are poorly monitored and shielded from public view.
Many countries have conflicting, secretive policies on detaining migrants and asylum seekers. More transparency would make these systems work better for everyone.
The public is rightfully outraged over the leniency shown to the white Stanford student convicted of rape. Let’s channel that anger towards forging a new notion of justice.
In the case Khalaifia v. Italy, the Grand Chamber of the ECHR will consider the due process rights and protections for migrants being subjected to deportation procedures.
We are all bound to one another by our humanity. When that humanity is struck down in one place, we are all made more vulnerable.