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UK: Players of People’s Postcode Lottery Award Funding to Human Rights Watch

Expand © 2018 Human Rights Watch (London, February 21, 2018) – The Players of People’s Postcode Lottery will make a £3 million award over five years to support Human Rights Watch’s work around the world. In the first year, the Lottery’s initial funding of £600,000 will go to defending the rights of women and children in Burundi, South Sudan, and Sudan. “We’re really excited and grateful to the lottery players for making such a significant award to Human Rights Watch,” said David Mepham, UK Director of Human Rights Watch. “Their help will enable us to investigate human rights violations that…

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