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Khmer Rouge Tribunal Is a Step Closer but Much Remains to Be Done
A UN donor conference secured pledges of US $38.48 million towards the establishment of the long awaited Khmer Rouge Tribunal, a cause championed by the Open Society Justice Initiative.
Open Letter to UN: Urgent Need for an Effective Resolution on Darfur
OSI's Justice Initiative and seven other human rights organizations sent an open letter to the UN Secretary-General and the members of the UN Security Council, urging a more robust resolution to end the violence in Darfur, Sudan.
Momentum for Legal Aid Reform Builds Across Europe and Beyond
The Second European Access to Justice Forum, organized by the Open Society Justice Initiative and the Public Interest Law Initiative, met to discuss the need to reform legal aid systems.
Human Rights Commission Asked to Uphold Right to Information in Chile
The Open Society Justice Initiative and three partner organizations Tuesday urged the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to uphold the right to information in a case against Chile.
Human Rights Groups Demand Commission Remedy Timor Justice Failures
In a letter to the UN, six human rights groups, including the Open Society Justice Initiative, called for the creation of an international commission of experts to review the prosecution of serious human rights violations committed in Timor-Leste.
Nomination of United Nations Experts Marks Step Forward for Khmer Rouge Tribunal
The nomination by the United Nations of international legal experts to the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia is a major advance toward the establishment of the tribunal that will try Khmer Rouge leaders, according to the Open...