A Rope and a Prayer OSI-New York December 16, 2010 AUDIO The Open Society Foundations hosted a discussion on a book recounting an American journalist's experience in captivity in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and his wife’s struggle back home to free him.
Drug Control, Criminalization, and Global Health OSI-New York October 26, 2010 AUDIO 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.
UNESCO Suspends Dictator Prize After Global Protest Press Release October 21, 2010 The Open Society Justice Initiative and its partners welcomed UNESCO’s decision today to suspend, indefinitely, the prize funded by and named after President Obiang of Equatorial Guinea.
New Messages of Hope for Burma Maureen Aung-Thwin January 4, 2011 BLOG Even after almost half a century of military rule, the Burmese people still carry the torch for freedom. There is also hope because the world is watching the struggle in Burma with renewed interest.
Isabel Wilkerson: Race and the Great Migration Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 January 12, 2011 Join us for a discussion with Isabel Wilkerson, author of The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration, who will be interviewed by Sherrilyn Ifill, civil rights lawyer and OSI-Baltimore board member.
Change from Within: Three Stories from New Orleans August 26, 2010 VIDEO This short film features a community organizer, a public defender, and a journalist, working to rebuild their city through criminal justice reform, greater transparency, and arts and culture.