Europe Must End Violence Against the Roma Emma Bonino, Jan Marinus Wiersma and Andre Wilkens June 4, 2008 Europe must find an effective approach to end racist violence against the Roma people once and for all, writes OSI-Brussels Director Andre Wilkens in this Financial Times article. more
Uganda AIDS Implementers Must Address Human Rights Press Release May 28, 2008 The HIV/AIDS Implementers’ Meeting in Uganda must address the widespread human rights abuses and lack of legal services fueling the country’s HIV epidemic, according to a new report released by the Open Society Initiative for East Africa and OSI’s Law and Health Initiative. more
OSI Forum: Zimbabwe Post-Election Climate OSI-New York April 15, 2008 AUDIO Speakers from Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights, Human Rights Watch, and the International Crisis Group discussed the current political and human rights situation on the ground, looked at potential outcome scenarios, and made recommendations regarding the various policy options available to resolve the crisis. more
Justice Initiatives: Pretrial Detention Spring 2008 This publication by OSI's Justice Initiative looks at the global over-reliance on pretrial detention and examines the challenges of reducing and reforming its use. more
Moving Walls 14 SLIDESHOW The photographers in this OSI exhibition document issues including the devastating consequences of oil production in Nigeria, survivors of sex-trafficking in Moldova, the effect of rapid modernization on Turkey’s national psyche, the continued impact of the Hurricane Katrina disaster, and the aftermath of rape and genocide in Rwanda. more
Women's Rights and Social Change in Chechnya OSI-New York May 5, 2008 AUDIO OSI's Russia Project and International Women's Program hosted a talk on women's rights and social change in Chechnya with Gistam Sakaeva, program officer at the Grozny-based women's NGO Reliance and a 2008 Voices of Courage honoree of the Women's Commission for Refugee Women and Children. more
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