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The Open Society Foundations Remember “Bo” Burt

August 19, 2015by Kathleen Foley

Open Society Voices

The Case for an Ambitious EU Policy in Its Eastern Neighbourhood

May 13, 2015 | by Iskra Kirova

The Eastern Partnership remains the EU’s most effective foreign policy instrument for creating stability in the countries around it.

A Chance to Rewrite America’s Racial Narrative

May 13, 2015 | by Allison Brown

Too many police departments, educators, journalists, and health care providers default to a criminal caricature of blackness.

Grantee Spotlight

This Tool Lets You See Exactly Who’s Tracking What You’re Reading Online

May 13, 2015 | by Fieke Jansen

Third-party trackers help online advertisers target consumers, but a closer look at how they work reveals potential for abuse.

Grantee Spotlight

October 3 Could Become an Official Day to Remember Fallen Migrants

May 13, 2015 | by Tareke Brhane

Over 20,000 migrants have died while trying to reach Europe over the last two decades. A day to honor their memories could be much more than symbolic.

Ten Years after Uzbekistan’s Massacre, the Tragedy Continues to Unfold

May 12, 2015 | by Alisher Ilkhamov

In 2005, Uzbek security forces killed hundreds of demonstrators in the city of Andijan. The lingering effects of that tragedy should give pause to countries thinking about re-engaging the regime.

Why the Greek Media Is in Free Fall

May 12, 2015 | by Manos Moschopoulos

A new Open Society report details how an array of converging factors are devastating journalism in Greece, and what can be done to save it.

How Catalonia Became Spain’s Laboratory for Smarter Drug Policies

May 12, 2015 | by Kasia Malinowska-Sempruch

A new report examines how the autonomous region implemented a community-driven, public health approach to its heroin epidemic and created a new model for legal cannabis consumption.

Q&A

What Will the UN’s International Decade for People of African Descent Mean for Europe?

May 11, 2015 | by Debora Guidetti, Anna Defour

Swedish scholar-activist Michael McEachrane talks about Europe’s ongoing racial problems, the global effort to fight them, and why reparations can work.

Case Watch: European Court Insists on Stringent Investigation of Enforced Disappearance

May 11, 2015 | by Zsuzsanna Nyitray

A case involving a man who disappeared after being detained by the army in south-east Turkey illustrates how the legal thinking of the European Court of Human Rights has evolved over the past two decades.

Grantee Spotlight

For Exploited Migrant Workers, a Good Lawyer Can Make All the Difference

May 11, 2015 | by Linda Kalash

Working in foreign countries with unfamiliar laws and languages, migrant workers often find themselves unable to access justice. A free legal service is changing that.

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