Tag Archive: Article

Tyrants, Terrorists and Torturers Brought to Justice: U.S. Courts Provide Compensation for Victims – New York Law Journal – with Beth Stephens – PDF

Joelito Filártiga 1995 Tyrants, Terrorists and Torturers Brought to Justice: U.S. Courts Provide Compensation for Victims Michael Ratner, former legal director of the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), is currently a member of its board of directors. Beth Stephens is a…
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International War Crimes

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At the Bar: Suing Dictators (and Similar Types) Here for Violations Committed Elsewhere – New York Times – by Neil A. Lewis – PDF

1995 At the Bar Just as he was about to be handed a degree from the Kennedy School at Harvard University in 1991, Gen. Hector Gramajo was served with papers charging him in a Federal civil suit for his role…
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International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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Holding the United States Accountable for International Crimes in Guatemala – PDF

1995 Holding the United States Accountable for International Crimes in Guatemala There’s little in the flat suburbs of Sacramento, California that I ever would have associated with epic tragedy before I flew there one warm afternoon to talk with a group…
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Time for an Accounting in Haiti – PDF

1995 Time for an Accounting in Haiti Three years ago, after the U.S.S. Harlan County was turned around at Port-au-Prince by members of FRAPH, the Haitian paramilitary force went on the attack against people and organizations supporting the return of President…
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International War Crimes

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It’s Time to Punish Haiti’s Criminals – Letter to the Editor NY Times

To the Editor: “”Nothing to Build On’: Haiti Starting at Zero” (front page, Dec. 4) states that within Haiti there is “a hopeful patience in the slums and shantytowns.” This impression of tranquility is sharply at odds with what I…
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International War Crimes

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Indonesia Aide Told to Pay $14m in Suit Over Death – Boston Globe – by Randolph Ryan – PDF

1994 Indonesia Aide Told to Pay $14m in Suit Over Death A US District Court judge in Boston yesterday ordered an Indonesian general whose troops massacred 271 mourners at a funeral in East Timor in 1991 to pay $14 million…
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International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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Guantanamo Bay: When Will the Suffering End? – in The Haiti Files: Decoding the Crisis – PDF

1992 Guantanamo Bay: When Will the Suffering End? A continuing source of controversy and disgrace in U.S. policy toward Haitian refugees is the camp at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where hundreds of Haitian asylum seekers who tested HIV-positive have been…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Stop Repatriation – The Nation – PDF

1993 Stop Repatriation The Clinton Administration’s policy of forcibly repatriating Haitian political refugees is unfair, inhumane and morally at odds with our country’s traditions. Haiti is in the throes of great terror. President Clinton has acknowledged as much by not…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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