To monitor, report on and publicize forced disappearances in Colombia. First installment of a three-year, $90,000 grant.
To promote the implementation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's recommendations for handling cases of human rights violations.
To promote human rights in Latin America by litigating cases of human rights violations in the Inter-American System and training Latin American organizations and lawyers in litigation.
To litigate cases of human rights violations in Argentina before federal and international courts. First installment of a three-year, $200,000 grant.
Comision Colombiana de Juristas$100,000
To promote human rights in Colombia using litigation, policy analysis and public education.
To promote and protect the rights of displaced people in Colombia.
To promote and protect human rights in Peru, with an emphasis on monitoring compliance with recommendations made by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. First installment of a two-year, $180,000 grant.
To conduct forensic human rights investigations and training in Argentina, Colombia, El Salvador and Mexico. First installment of a two-year, $150,000 grant.
To preserve archival documents relating to human rights in Chile in the 20th century.
To build the capacity of African descendants in Latin America to combat racial discrimination.
Instituto Solidaridad y Desarrollo$65,000
To coordinate a regional workshop to explore the possibility of establishing a human rights public policy oversight system within Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.
To protect and promote indigenous human rights in the state of Chiapas, Mexico through the network's coordinating office, and to provide basic, understandable legal education to indigenous peoples.
To provide legal assistance and support to indigenous people in Mexico's state of Guerrero.
To promote and protect the rights to freedom of expression and information in Venezuela, bringing together representatives from the media, the public interest sector, government and academia.
To train government employees in Venezuela on the interpretation and implementation of national and international legislation dealing with refugee issues.
Universidad Diego Portales$50,000
To research and prepare an annual report on human rights in Chile, which will be used to promote human rights standards within the country.
To promote human rights in Latin America by working with and supporting human rights organizations in the region and attempting to influence US policy in regard to Latin America.
Human Rights First$150,000
To promote human rights around the world by assisting human rights defenders, protecting refugees in flight from persecution and repression, creating safeguards for workers' rights, supporting the International Criminal Court, and responding to US government measures that impinge on basic rights.
Human Rights Watch$150,000
To promote human rights around the world by providing legal defense and advocacy on behalf of victims of human rights violations.
Physicians for Human Rights$150,000
To mobilize the medical and scientific communities to investigate human rights abuses, and to promote and protect human rights around the world.
To monitor, document and publicize human rights violations in East Jerusalem, Gaza and West Bank. Third installment of a three-year, $99,000 grant.
Human Rights Watch$22,500
To provide emergency support to threatened human rights advocates from Afghanistan, Congo, Indonesia, and Singapore.
To provide general support.