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Blue Ribbon Panel on Detainee Treatment

Resource type: Grants

Granted to Proteus Fund


Support for the creation of an independent, nonpartisan Blue Ribbon Panel on Detainee Treatment to examine and report on torture practices and abuses committed by previous U.S. Administrations, and to press the importance of accountability while advocacy efforts continue for the creation of a Presidential Commission on Torture and Accountability.

Grant Amount


Year Awarded



18 Months

Related Resources

Global Impact:

United States

Historical Programme Affiliations:

Reconciliation & Human Rights

Foundation Center Themes:

Prisoners' Rights, Counterterrorism, Freedom from Violence/Torture

Foundation Center Approaches:

Convening, Advocacy