Read and download reports, handbooks, briefing papers, legal and policy submissions, and fact sheets from the Open Society Justice Initiative.
Failing Another Generation: A Photo Essay
The Open Society Justice Initiative commissioned photographer Stephanie Sinclair to document how the Czech government is funneling a new generation of Roma children into sub-standard schools, in breach of the European Convention on Human Rights.
Failing Another Generation: The Travesty of Roma Education in the Czech Republic
A book of photographs and interviews with the Roma families who challenged Czech school segregation before the European Court of Human Rights.
Submission to the Committee of Ministers: D.H. and Others v. Czech Republic
The implementation of the European Court of Human Rights' judgment in the Roma education case, DH and others v. Czech Republic, continues to falter. This submission by the Open Society Justice Initiative to the Committee of Ministers of the...
Submission to the UN Human Rights Committee: Review of the Dominican Republic
This submission tendered by the Open Society Justice Initiative and the Center for Justice and International Law concludes that measures taken by the Dominican Republic since its last periodic review in 2001 have actually operated to increase,...
Submission to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination: Italy
The Open Society Justice Initiative and the Associazione Studi Giuridici sull'Immigrazione ("ASGI") tendered this submission to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination in preparation for its periodic review of Italy on March 5, 2012.
Briefing Paper: Abusing UNESCO
This 10-page briefing paper looks at the threat posed by President Teodoro Obiang of Equatorial Guinea to the reputation and standing of the UN's educational, scientific and cultural organization.
Timeline: Italian Migrant Policy
Some 40,000 migrants arrived in Italy last year as political turmoil swept North Africa. This timeline summarizes principle Italian policy initiatives on migration from 2008 to February, 2012
Testimony: Anti-Roma Discrimination and the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights
The Open Society Justice Initiative addressed the Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee of the European Parliament regarding Roma issues and the European Union's Charter of Fundamental Rights.