Hong Kong (China) 2021

Hong Kong (China) 

Human Rights

Expanding Access to Justice for Pro-Democracy Activists
$165,000
Public Summary: To expand and improve access to justice for pro-democracy activists. The organization will identify and coordinate legal service providers for activists, build the capacity of civil society groups to defend their rights, and develop a sustainable network among legal and social actors to effectively respond to the needs of democratic stakeholders. In addition, the organization will support local civil society groups to engage international human rights bodies.

Hong Kong (China) 

Human Rights

Building International Solidarity and Support for Freedom
$120,000
Public Summary: To build international solidarity and support to defend fundamental freedoms and rule of law. The organization will inform international stakeholders on the deteriorating political situation in the region, advocate for strategic actions using available international and national mechanisms, and expand an international network of supporters through outreach, advocacy, and media engagement.   

Hong Kong (China) 

Civic Engagement

Empowering Independent Journalists and Protecting Freedom of Information
$75,000
Public Summary: To enhance the capacity of citizen journalists to strengthen freedom of information. The organization will identify and provide citizen journalists with the skills and access to support services necessary to function safely and effectively, train them on best practices and professional standards, and develop an independent media network to protect freedom of information.

Hong Kong (China) 

Accountability and Transparency

Documenting Human Rights Violations for Accountability
$50,000
Public Summary: To fortify accountability initiatives addressing human rights violations by police and other government actors. The organization will create a database to archive documentation of human rights violations, and make it available to civil society actors seeking to facilitate access to redress and rehabilitation for victims. The organization will also use the database to support legal and advocacy efforts through local and international mechanisms for justice.

Hong Kong (China) 

Shared Democratic Norms

Sustaining Democratic Movements and Building Regional Solidarity
$149,450
Public Summary: To strengthen democratic movements by enhancing the capacity of activists, building regional networks, and cultivating new cohorts of supporters. The organization will mobilize civil society groups across Asia to organize solidarity and networking events, engage in regional outreach and advocacy, and develop the capacity of groups working to sustain pro-democracy movements in exile.