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Crunching Numbers for Human Rights: The Promise and Perils of Data and Statistics
OSI-New York
February 9, 2011
Patrick Ball uses examples from Guatemala, El Salvador, Kosovo, Colombia, Timor-Leste, and Sierra Leone to explain how statistics derived from data collected by direct observation can be inconsistent or misleading.
The Perils and Promise of Mass Action Against Genocide in Africa
OSI-New York
February 8, 2011
To mark the launch of a book by activist and former Open Society Fellow Rebecca Hamilton, a panel of experts discuss how and whether the public can intervene to stop genocide.
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Promoting a Stable and Multiethnic Kyrgyzstan: Overcoming the Causes and Legacies of Violence
March 2011
This publication looks into the causes and legacies of violence in southern Kyrgyzstan, and offers recommendations for action.
After Illegal Raid of Gay Bar, Atlanta Police Required to Reform Conduct
Sara J. Totonchi
March 10, 2011
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
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.
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