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George Soros to Give $100 million to Human Rights Watch

Challenge Grant From Open Society Foundations to Expand Global Presence

Tuesday 07 September 2010

(New York, September 7, 2010) – George Soros, philanthropist and financier, today announced a challenge grant of $100 million over 10 years to Human Rights Watch. The grant from his Open Society Foundations, the largest that he has ever made to a nongovernmental organization, will be used to expand and deepen Human Rights Watch’s global presence to more effectively protect and promote human rights around the world.

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