Human Rights

Strengthening human rights protections, advancing government accountability, and improving the reach and quality of justice Read our strategy and the current status of our work

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Macarthur Awards $1 Million to International Crisis Group

MacArthur  has announced a $1 million grant over three years to the International Crisis Group (ICG) for world-wide efforts to prevent and resolve deadly conflict. "As a result of humanitarian disasters in Rwanda, Bosnia, East Timor ...

More Than $1.5 Million in Support of Human Rights in Russia

MacArthur has announced six grants totaling more than $1.5 million in support of six Moscow-based organizations that serve as network hubs for local and regional human rights work in 13 regions across Russia.

In Support of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties in U.S.

MacArthur has announced three grants totaling $3.5 million in support of three major institutions working to protect the civil rights and civil liberties of individuals living in the United States.

$1.5 Million in Grants to Support Human Rights Network in Russia

Grants will support both Moscow-based groups that can serve as network hubs as well as leading human rights organizations in 13 regions across Russia.

MacArthur Announces $1.5 Million in Grants Related to International Criminal Court

The grants are all designed to advance the institutionalization of the International Criminal Court.

MacArthur Makes $1 Million Grant to Lawyers Committee For Human Rights

The grant was made to support its work on major international human rights issues.

MacArthur Announces Four Grants In Support Of Human Rights In Russia

The grants totaling $460,000 will support both Moscow-based human rights organizations that can serve as hubs to the network and regional human rights ombudsmen or commissions in 13 regions across Russia.

Commentary from Jonathan Fanton on Signing the Treaty for an International Criminal Court

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton comments on the signing of the treaty established a new international criminal court.
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Protecting Freedom of Expression and Enhancing Criminal Justice

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.
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