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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Ranking Tech Companies on Digital Rights

The majority of telecommunications, internet, and mobile companies does not disclose sufficient information to their users about policies and practices affecting freedom of expression and privacy, according to the 2017 Ranking Digital Rights Corporate Accountability Index.
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Guide Helps Grantmakers Understand Digital Security Threats

Senior Program Officer Eric Sears profiles his participation in the NetGain Partnership which has developed a guide for grantmakers to increase awareness of digital security threats.
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Cyber-espionage Targets Public Health Advocates in Mexico

A report by the University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab, recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, describes a cyber-espionage operation targeting public health advocates in Mexico.
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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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