International War Crimes

United States v. Berkan

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/united-states-v-berkan United States v. Berkan is a criminal case in which the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) represented Judy Berkan, Bishop Antulio Parilla Bonilla, Salvador Tió, and William Andrés Trevathan and sought to appeal their convictions after their participation in…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Filártiga v. Peña-Irala

https://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/fil-rtiga-v-pe-irala On April 6, 1979, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, Filártiga v. Peña-Irala was filed on behalf of Dr. Joel Filártiga and Dolly Filártiga charging former Paraguayan official Americo Peña-Irala with the wrongful…
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International War Crimes

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Horman v. Kissinger

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/horman-v-kissinger Horman v. Kissinger is a lawsuit filed by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) in October 1977 that charged former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and the rest of the State Department with complicity in the detention and death…
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International War Crimes

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