Representative GrantsBuenos Aires, Argentina2017
$300,000 to support policy recommendations and advocacy for shaping Mexico’s new forensic sciences agency.
Representative GrantsMexico, Mexico2017
$300,000 to support policy recommendations and advocacy for shaping an effective National Prosecutor’s Office.
Representative GrantsNew York, New York2015
$600,000 support of the organization’s Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project.
Representative GrantsLos Angeles, California2015
$450,000 In support of the Human Rights Data Analysis Group project (over three years).
Representative GrantsToronto, Canada2015
$750,000 In support of the Citizen Lab's general operations (over three years).
September 23, 2013 - From The Field
The Nigeria-based Right to Information Initiative (R2K) launched a tracker to allow users to monitor developing FOI cases and provide prompt access to judgments, rulings, and decisions on access to information cases in Nigeria.
July 16, 2013 - In The Media
From The New York Times
July 16, 2013 - Publication
The political temperature in Nigeria is heating up in advance of its 2015 elections, with eight Nigerian states facing major threats to security, according to a risk assessment conducted by the MacArthur-supported CLEEN Foundation.
July 10, 2013 - In The Media
From All Africa
July 8, 2013 - In The Media
From The Washington Post
June 14, 2013 - From The Field
The group hopes to reform certain practices, including the use of pretrial detention, and will share their analyses publicly.
May 30, 2013 - From The Field
Legal efforts by MacArthur grantee Asistencia Legal por los Derechos Humanos (ASILEGAL) helped ensure the freedom of Sebastian Zuniga Santos and Marcial Zuniga.
February 13, 2013 - Video
Building on its 30-year history in the field, MacArthur's human rights and international justice grantmaking strategy focuses on defending freedom of expression and enhancing criminal justice globally, with a special emphasis in Mexico and Nigeria.