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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

Mourning Orlando’s Loss from Kabul

June 13, 2016 | Shaharzad Akbar

The situations in Afghanistan and the United States are very different, but the emotions are universal.

Why Roma Integration Is a Rare Opportunity for the Western Balkans and Turkey

June 8, 2016 | Zeljko Jovanovic

On the heels of the Decade of Roma Inclusion, the Roma Integration 2020 initiative will differ from the preceding effort in key ways.

The Enduring Toll of Civilian Harm

June 7, 2016 | Rachel Reid

The United States discovered the true costs that civilian casualties had on its efforts in Afghanistan. It shouldn’t have to learn those lessons again.

Croatia Rallies in Support of Education Reform

June 7, 2016 | Marko Kovačić

In Croatia, protests stretching across the country voiced a clear call to reform an outdated education system. Now it’s time for the government to respond.

Confronting Crimes against Humanity in Mexico

June 7, 2016 | Eric Witte

Mexico faces a deep national crisis of atrocity and impunity: extraordinary action is needed to address these crimes, and to strengthen the criminal justice system.

An End to Peru’s Presidential Race Must Mark the Start of Electoral Reform

June 3, 2016 | Ronnie Farfan

The country’s presidential election has been marred by loopholes, vague rules, and conflicting legal interpretations. Civil society is pushing for reforms.

Subverting the Media to Boost Support for LGBTI Rights

June 2, 2016 | Tin Gazivoda

Since outing herself on Croatia’s most popular TV show, Mima Simić has become a master at using the media to spread tolerance.

A Balkan Lesson on the Limits of Courtroom Justice

May 31, 2016 | Jonathan Birchall

In our latest Talking Justice podcast, we explore whether the criminal tribunal for the former Yugoslavia achieved its goals.

Q&A: Is Addiction a Learning Disorder?

May 27, 2016

By recognizing why people with addictions make the choices they do, policy makers can see the futility of punitive drug policies.

This Tool Exposes How U.S. Security Assistance Is Being Spent Overseas

May 27, 2016 | Colby Goodman

U.S. funding for security in foreign countries has reached $17 billion per year. Now, civil society can see where all that money is going.