After Illegal Raid of Gay Bar, Atlanta Police Required to Reform Conduct Sara J. Totonchi March 10, 2011 BLOG A SWAT-type police force stormed an Atlanta gay bar without a warrant, forcing dozens of patrons to lie face-down on the floor and illegally searching them, though no criminal activity was suspected or found. Victims later successfully sued the police department, which was forced to change its policies.
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Open Society Stories 2009 This brochure highlights recent Open Society Foundations 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.
Moving Walls 17 INTERACTIVE The documentary photographs in this Open Society Foundations exhibition show how power can be used as an impediment to transparency, a mechanism for social control, and a tool for oppression, while also acknowledging the strength and defiance of people who suffer as a result.