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Assessing a Digital Attack on Syrian CSO

A Syrian citizen media group critical of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) was recently targeted in a customized digital attack designed to unmask their location, according to a report from The Citizen Lab. Read More
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Evaluation of Human Rights and International Justice grantmaking in Nigeria, 2000-2012

This evaluation found that the Foundation’s use of limited resources over an extended period of time had contributed to legal precedents and attracted other donors to scale up projects – thus contributing to long-term systemic change. Read More
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Civil Society Organizations Face Onslaught of Cyber Attacks

Civil society organizations working to protect human rights around the world are being bombarded with persistent and disruptive computer espionage attacks, according to a report from The Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto’s Munk ... Read More
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Protecting Human Rights in Mexico

Several of the Foundation’s human rights grantees in Mexico have been working on multiple facets of what is being called a crime against humanity. Read More
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Human Rights and Technology

A study by Partners for Human Rights Information, Methodology, & Analysis seeks to help funders make strategic investments to harness technology in the service of human rights. Read More
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Update: Fifth Threat Assessment of Nigeria 2015 Election Security

A fifth threat assessment by the CLEEN Foundation in advance of Nigeria’s 2015 general election articulates increasing concerns about high levels of insecurity and violence anticipated during and immediately after the election. Read More

"Sarah Deer Among 21 Diverse MacArthur 'Genius Grant' Winners"

Indian Country Today Media Network
Sarah Deer, 2014 MacArthur Fellow
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Mexico’s Supreme Court to Hear Historic Human Rights Case

The Mexican Supreme Court has agreed to review a case to determine if, by denying access to investigation files, the Attorney General violated the rights of family members of deceased migrants. Read More
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Human Rights Grantmaking in Mexico

MacArthur’s human rights grantmaking in Mexico supports the development of effective human rights protections, with a focus on improving justice sector reforms, legal protections through litigation, and freedom of expression. Read More
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Website Captures the Global Human Rights Funding Landscape

The report shows that 745 foundations in 34 countries made over 17,000 grants totaling $1.7 billion in human rights funding in 2011, the latest year for which data is available. Read More