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Access to Knowledge in the Age of Intellectual Property
November 2010
This book from MIT Press charts the rise of the access to knowledge movement and features over 60 essays from thought leaders including Yochai Benkler, Peter Drahos, Lawrence Liang, and James Love.
 
Remembering the Victims of Hate
Michael Heflin
November 19, 2010
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Transgender Day of Remembrance memorializes those killed by anti-transgender violence around the world.
From Judgment to Justice: Implementing International and Regional Human Rights Decisions
November 2010
This report by the Open Society Justice Initiative reviews the implementation of judgments across the world's four human rights systems.
 
Corporate War Crimes: Prosecuting Pillage of Natural Resources
October 2010
Reviving corporate liability for pillaging natural resources is not simply about protecting property rights during conflict—it can also play a significant role in preventing atrocity.
Open Society Documentary Photography Project Announces 2010 Audience Engagement Grant Winners
November 17, 2010
Eight grants were awarded to support innovative projects that use existing bodies of photographic work to actively engage audiences on human rights and social justice issues.
Call for Applications: Latin American Security, Drugs, and Democracy Fellowship
Deadline: January 20, 2011
The Latin American Security, Drugs, and Democracy Fellowship invites applications from postdoctoral and dissertation-level researchers on organized crime, drug policy, and related topics across social science and related disciplines.
Call for Applications: Justice Initiative Fellows Program
Deadline: January 24, 2011
Applications are currently being accepted for the Justice Initiative Fellows Program at Central European University, a two-year program of study and practical work experience.
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Drug Control, Criminalization, and Global Health
OSI-New York
October 26, 2010
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The Open Society Foundations and Human Rights Watch present a moderated discussion with UN Special Rapporteur Anand Grover on the issue of drug control and global health.
A Critical Assessment of 40 Truth Commissions and the State of Transitional Justice
OSI-New York
September 7, 2010
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This Open Society Justice Initiative panel discusses Priscilla Hayner’s recently updated book on truth commissions, Unspeakable Truths.
Fighting Impunity in Guatemala: The Experience of CICIG
April 20, 2010
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Featured at this Open Society Institute event is Carlos Castresana, the Spanish prosecutor who currently leads the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG), an unprecedented entity that seeks to assist Guatemalan institutions in investigating and ultimately dismantling domestic illegal security apparatuses and clandestine security organizations.
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From Judgment to Justice: Implementing International and Regional Human Rights Decisions
November 2010
This report by the Open Society Justice Initiative reviews the implementation of judgments across the world's four human rights systems.
Remembering the Victims of Hate
Michael Heflin
November 19, 2010
 BLOG  
Transgender Day of Remembrance memorializes those killed by anti-transgender violence around the world.
Access to Knowledge in the Age of Intellectual Property
November 2010
This book from MIT Press charts the rise of the access to knowledge movement and features over 60 essays from thought leaders including Yochai Benkler, Peter Drahos, Lawrence Liang, and James Love.
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