Grantee Profile

Centro de Derechos Humanos Miguel Agustin Pro Juarez, A.C.

Grants to Centro de Derechos Humanos Miguel Agustin Pro Juarez, A.C.

  • $300,000

    2017 (Duration 2 years)

    Human Rights

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — Founded in 1988, Centro de Derechos Humanos Miguel Agustin Pro Juarez is a leading civil society organization in advancing human rights protections through litigation, advocacy and support to victims. It provides support to victims of abuse in navigating Mexico’s justice system and focuses on priority groups such as women, indigenous communities, and victims of government repression. The award supports litigation to document gaps in investigations of human rights abuses, as well as drafting of policy recommendations on standards for criminal investigations to be adopted by Mexico’s new National Prosecutor’s Office.

  • $400,000

    2014 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — This grant supports the legal representation of paradigmatic human rights cases under Mexico’s transition to a criminal justice system based on public, oral trials. It also supports national and international advocacy efforts to improve Mexico’s implementation of due process guarantees in its judicial system.

  • $360,000

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — To support litigation to advance implementation of the reform of Mexico's justice system (over three years).

  • $300,000

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — To support the defense of paradigmatic cases of human rights violations in Mexico in national and international courts (over three years).

  • $90,000

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — To support the defense of paradigmatic cases of human rights violations in Mexico in national and international courts.

  • $270,000

    2002 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — To document and monitor human rights in Mexico (over three years).

  • $80,000

    2000 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — To defend and promote the human rights of indigenous citizens in Mexico (over two years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Centro de Derechos Humanos Miguel Agustin Pro Juarez, A.C. $1,800,000 between 1978 and 2017.

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