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Ethnic Profiling in the European Union: Pervasive, Ineffective, and Discriminatory

Pervasive use of ethnic and religious stereotypes by law enforcement across Europe is harming efforts to combat crime and terrorism, according to this report released by the Open Society Justice Initiative.

May 2009
First page of PDF with filename: profiling_20090526.pdf
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"I Can Stop and Search Whoever I Want"—Police Stops of Ethnic Minorities in Bulgaria, Hungary and Spain

Combining statistics, first-person accounts, and policy recommendations, this Open Society Justice Initiative book makes clear that ethnic profiling occurs in all three countries and is ineffective in combating crime.

April 2007
First page of PDF with filename: profiling_20070419.pdf
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Holes in the Rights Framework: Racial Discrimination, Citizenship, and the Rights of Noncitizens

Open Society Justice Initiative Executive Director James A. Goldston looks at "the importance of citizenship in making effective the promise of fundamental human rights protection."

October 1, 2006 | James A. Goldston
First page of PDF with filename: goldstoneia_20061205.pdf
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Ethnic Profiling and Counter-Terrorism: Trends, Dangers and Alternatives

Open Society Justice Initiative Executive Director James A. Goldston addressed the European Parliament's Seminar on Counter-Terrorism and Ethnic Profiling in Brussels. His presentation, "Ethnic Profiling and Counter-Terrorism: Trends, Dangers and...

June 6, 2006 | James A. Goldston
First page of PDF with filename: goldston_20060606.pdf
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Ethnic Profiling in the Moscow Metro

Riders on the Moscow Metro who appear non-Slavic are over twenty times more likely to be stopped by police than those who look Slavic, according to this report by the Open Society Justice Initiative, in partnership with JURIX and Lamberth Consulting.

June 2006
First page of PDF with filename: metro_20060613.pdf
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Human Rights and Legal Identity: Approaches to Combating Statelessness and Arbitrary Deprivation of Nationality

This Open Society Justice Initiative publication looks at the contemporary crisis of statelessness and proposes an agenda for action.

May 2006
First page of PDF with filename: identity_20060501.pdf
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Citizenship and Equality in Practice: Comments on the Right to Nationality Submitted to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

The Open Society Justice Initiative today urged the international community to develop a comprehensive strategy to resolve statelessness.

November 1, 2005
First page of PDF with filename: citizenship_20051101.pdf
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Fighting Terrorism While Fighting Discrimination: Can Protocol No. 12 Help?

James A. Goldston, executive director of the Open Society Justice Initiative, posits that antidiscrimination legislature enshrined in the European Convention can actually facilitate the development of effective counterterrorist strategy.

October 11, 2005 | James A. Goldston
First page of PDF with filename: terrorism_20051011.pdf
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