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December / 2009

Human Rights Watch

To press the Obama Administration to put an end to counterterrorism-related abuses, ensuring that the military detention center at Guantnamo Bay is closed responsibly, shutting down military commissions, ending renditions to other countries that practice torture, and seeking accountability for torture and other violations.

December / 2009

Instituto de Defensa Legal

To defend and promote human rights and the rule of law in Peru using documentation and litigation.

December / 2009

American Civil Liberties Union Foundation

To hold the Bush Administration accountable for its many national security abuses; restore citizen rights that the Bush Administration curtailed; and convince the Obama Administration to reform, rather than embrace, some of the Bush Administration’s most dangerous national security policies.

December / 2009

National Religious Campaign Against Torture

To end all US-sponsored torture and cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment of detainees, without exception, by deepening the opposition of faith-based individuals, communities and organizations to those practices.

December / 2009

Asociacion Civil por la Igualdad y la Justicia

To enable impoverished people in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to have access to adequate education, public services and housing.

December / 2009

National Security Archive Fund

To identify, obtain and disseminate declassified US records to assist Colombian investigators, litigators and human rights advocates seeking justice and accountability for crimes committed during years of violent struggle; and to build partnerships to promote the use of government archives and access to information in Colombia.

December / 2009

Asociacion por los Derechos Civiles

To promote public policies that reduce inequality in access to public education in the city and province of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

December / 2009

Physicians for Human Rights

To promote health by protecting human rights around the world.

December / 2009

Asociacion Pro Derechos Humanos

To promote and defend human rights in Peru, through investigation and litigation of cases of human rights violations.

December / 2009

Tlachinollan Centro de Derechos Humanos de la Montana

To promote and defend the rights of indigenous people in the La Montaa and Costa Chica regions of the state of Guerrero, Mexico.