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EU Must Fix Flawed Criminal Justice Systems
Press Release
June 24, 2010
According to a study released today, many people suspected or accused of crimes across Europe are unaware of their rights and routinely prevented from mounting an effective defense, said the Open Society Justice Initiative.
CIA Rendition Case Reaches Top European Court
Press Release
June 14, 2010
The European Court of Human Rights will consider the case of a German citizen who was kidnapped and beaten in connection with the CIA’s extraordinary rendition program, the Open Society Justice Initiative revealed today.
Open Society Foundations Join Social Innovation Fund to Strengthen Communities and Spur Economic Growth
Press Release
May 27, 2010
As part of an effort to fight poverty in the United States, the Open Society Foundations announced a $10 million partnership with the federal government to support at-risk youth and increase economic opportunities in low-income communities.
Torture, Rape, and Killings Pervade Nigerian Policing
Press Release
May 18, 2010
Nigeria's leadership must pay serious attention to police reform if it hopes to succeed in restoring public safety, according to a report released by the Open Society Justice Initiative and the Network on Police Reform in Nigeria.
Mixed Picture for Berlin's Muslims
Press Release
April 27, 2010
Muslims in the Kreuzberg neighborhood of Berlin are actively involved in public life and feel a strong sense of belonging to the city, though they also consistently face high levels of religious discrimination, according to a report released by the Open Society Institute.
Kazakhstan Torture Case Reaches UN
Press Release
April 22, 2010
The Open Society Justice Initiative has filed a complaint before the United Nations Committee Against Torture, alleging that Kazakhstan has failed to prevent, investigate, or punish torture by police in the case of Alexander Gerasimov.
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Tweets of the Week: Protests in Lebanon, Sex Workers' Rights, and Net Neutrality
Brock Boddie
June 25, 2010
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The Open Society community's tweets this week cover protests in Lebanon, torture for petty crimes, sex workers' rights, and more.
Open Society Stories 2009
March 2010
This brochure highlights recent Open Society Institute activities, including supporting public health reform, advocating for fair distribution of natural resource riches, and improving the lives of Roma, immigrants, Muslims, and the developmentally disabled.
Soros Foundations Network 2008 Annual Report
This report highlights Open Society Institute activities and achievements, with a special focus on work to address discrimination against minorities in a variety of countries.
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