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Stichting Voem, The Netherlands

$26,900, B92 Journalist Relocation from Kosovo
In April 1999, the Milosevic government confiscated B92's radio transmitter and turned off the station's Internet streaming software. The Foundation provided urgent relocation support to independent and B92 journalists caught in the Kosovo crisis, which enabled them to move from exile locations in Kosovo, Serbia, and Montenegro to Amsterdam, Macedonia, Vienna, and Budapest where they were able to resume broadcasting on the Internet.

Assistive Media, Ann Arbor, MI

$10,000, General Operating
Assistive Media provides free-of-charge, copyright-approved, high caliber audio literary works to the world-wide disability community via the Internet.

Lawyers Committee for Human Rights, New York, NY

$61,165, Witness/Kosovo Project
Witness trained and equipped five Kosovar Albanian journalists so that they could enter Kosovo and document human rights abuses there by capturing witness testimonies and human rights conditions on video and disseminating the results through the Internet and other media.

Foundation For National Progress, San Francisco, CA

$111,233, The MoJo Wire Project
MoJo Wire is a leading internet resource for progressive investigative journalism.

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