Oct. 9, 2008, 6:29 p.m.
The Legal Defence and Assistance Project, which advocates for prisoners' rights in Nigeria, was one of eight recipients of the MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions in 2008.
MacArthur seeks to strengthen human rights protections, advance government accountability, and improve the reach and quality of justice.
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