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Talking Justice is a podcast focusing on stories from around the world about law, justice, and human rights. Brought to you by the Open Society Foundations, working to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens.
||CleanPassing Judgment on Scott Turow’s Testimony||Our experts pass verdict on Testimony, the new legal thriller from American author Scott Turow set against the background of the International Criminal Court. (Published: August 3, 2017) Learn more at https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org.||8/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Unprecedented Trial of Teodorin Obiang||Equatorial Guinea Vice President Teodoro Obiang is the first senior public figure to go to trial for corruption outside his home country. (Published: July 3, 2017) Learn more at https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org.||7/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCivil Society Under Attack||This installment of Talking Justice looks at how independent civil society groups are under attack in Hungary and around the world. (Published: June 5, 2017) Learn more at https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org.||6/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanColombia’s Path to Peace||The conflict between the Colombian government and the rebel group FARC has been one of the world’s longest-running insurgencies. How will the latest agreement between the two sides balance demands for justice and peace? (Published: May 8, 2017) Learn more at https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org.||5/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEqual Education in South Africa||In South Africa, a struggle to realize the constitutional right to education shows how activism and the law must work together to bring about a more just world. (Published: March 27, 2017) Learn more at https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org.||3/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFighting Hate in the Age of Trump||The actions of President Donald Trump’s administration are provoking fears of a rising tide of intolerance in America—intolerance that manifests itself in insults, prejudice, and acts of violence. Across the country, organizations and individuals are mobilizing to fight back. (Published: February 13, 2017) Learn more at https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org.||2/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMexico’s Crisis of Impunity||A new report shows that Mexico continues to lack accountability for atrocities carried out not just by criminal gangs but by federal and state forces. (Published: June 27, 2016) Learn more at https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org.||6/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLessons from Bosnia||The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia was set up in 1993 as war still raged in Bosnia. How will its lessons impact new efforts to promote peace through justice? (Published: May 31, 2016) Learn more at https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org.||5/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Long Road to the Extraordinary African Chambers||The trial of the former ruler of Chad, Hissène Habré, marks a remarkable success for international justice: it’s the first time a former African leader has been held to account for atrocity crimes before an African court. (Published: April 25, 2016) Learn more at https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org.||4/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCorruption Busting in Guatemala||CICIG—the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala—was set up in 2007 after the government sought to confront the threat of organized crime groups that had infiltrated the police, the courts, and the prisons. How did this unique experiment in international justice help spark the country’s biggest-ever corruption case—and bring down the president? (Published: March 23, 2016) Learn more at https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org.||3/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Aftermath of the Paris Attacks||Since Islamic extremists killed 130 people in Paris in November, France has been living under a state of emergency. But does the security crackdown risk alienating the Muslim minority whose support is vital for identifying potential threats? (Published: February 29, 2016) Learn more at https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org.||2/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Trial of Laurent Gbagbo||Laurent Gbagbo was overthrown as president of the Ivory Coast five years ago, after a brief and brutal civil conflict. Now he’s on trial before the International Criminal Court (ICC), accused of crimes against humanity. But critics say this is a case of one-sided justice—putting the ICC’s record in Africa in the spotlight once again. (Published: January 25, 2016) Learn more at https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org.||1/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|