Open Briefing supports at-risk organisations and activists around the world by ensuring their physical, digital and psychosocial security or through enhancing their campaigns with intelligence and research support.

We focus our resources on supporting human rights defenders, humanitarians and others on the frontlines of civil society and their international allies.

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“Open Briefing’s high-quality analysis helps us focus our energies on where we can have the greatest impact for the protection of civilians in conflict.”

Nick Martlew, UK Director, Crisis Action

“From identifying critical gaps to implementing practical policies, Open Briefing should be your first call to assess and strengthen your security profile.” 

Brad Brooks-Rubin, Managing Director, The Sentry

“Open Briefing has been an essential service to me and my organisation. I am grateful that they exist.”

Jessi Ginther, Director of Operations, Center for Civilians in Conflict

We believe in creating a more resilient civil society that can protect vulnerable communities and a fragile environment within an increasingly restricted civic space.

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Untangling Egypt’s web of political and economic challenges

23 May 2013

Open Briefing: Minimising IMF financial support through access to Gulf State finance allows Morsi to craft new political narratives that reject views of Egypt as a US client state and redefines Egypt within a framework of Arab nationalism and centre-right political Islam. Read more