Fundacion para la Justicia
Grants to Fundacion para la Justicia
2012 (Duration 3 years)
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — Fundación para la Justicia y el Estado Democrático de Derecho ("Foundation for Justice") will create a regional network with organizations in Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras to improve transit migrants' access to justice. The network will engage government authorities and civil society advocates to facilitate reporting of crimes and human rights abuses, regardless of the victim´s nationality or location at the time of the violation. The grant will strengthen civil society's capability to monitor the prevention of migrants' rights violations in Mexico through the creation of the first comprehensive transnational archive of rights violations and crimes against migrants, and will support litigation on two high-profile cases in northern Mexico: the 2010 massacre of 72 migrants in Tamaulipas, and the 2011 discovery of mass graves.
The MacArthur Foundation awarded Fundacion para la Justicia $225,000 between 2003 and 2013.