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UC Berkeley program on human rights, war crimes wins $1-million grant
UC Berkeley program on human rights, war crimes wins $1-million grant

A UC Berkeley law school program that researches war crimes and other human rights violations around the world and seeks to aid victims has been awarded a $1-million grant by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The Human Rights Center at the UC Berkeley School of Law was among nine organizations to each receive awards of $500,000 to $1 million under the Chicago-based foundation’s annual prizes for Creative and Effective Institutions, MacArthur and UC officials said. The Human Rights Center has sent researchers to Africa, Eastern Europe, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East to help develop technology to garner evidence of atrocities and to interview victims on...

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