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Open Society Documentary Photography Project Announces Moving Walls 19 Photographers
July 12, 2011
The exhibition recognizes the brave and difficult work that photographers undertake globally in their documentation of complex social and political issues.
Hungary Backslides on Arrest Rights
Press Release
July 6, 2011
The Open Society Justice Initiative is deeply concerned by new legislation in Hungary that allows suspects in serious crime cases to be held by police for up to 48 hours without access to defense counsel, and up to 5 days without court review.
European Parliament Slams U.S. on Guantanamo Death Penalty Case
Press Release
June 9, 2011
The European Parliament called on the U.S. to give Guantanamo prisoner Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri a fair trial in accordance with international standards of the rule of law. The resolution comes on the heels of a case filed by the Open Society Justice Initiative.
Open Society Justice Initiative Condemns Kenyan Government Allegations
Press Release
June 3, 2011
The Open Society Justice Initiative is calling on the Kenyan government to immediately withdraw false allegations made before the Kenyan parliament with regard to the May 2010 deportation of Justice Initiative fellow Clara Gutteridge.
Freedom of Information Act Signals Consolidation of Nigeria’s Democracy
Press Release
May 31, 2011
Long-awaited legislation will aid anticorruption, improve the efficiency and effectiveness of public institutions, and support justice, stated the Open Society Foundations and partners.
Advocates Launch Constitutional Challenge to Ethnic Profiling by French Police
Press Release
May 24, 2011
An unprecedented constitutional challenge to the widespread use of ethnic profiling by French police has been launched this week by more than 50 French lawyers, with the support of the Open Society Justice Initiative.
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Changing Relations Between Europe and Africa
Rachel Hart
July 15, 2011
The Joint Africa-EU Strategy is trying to shift the relationship between the two continents from one of donor and recipient to equal participation and representation, but is it working?
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.
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