Tag Archive: Beth Stephens

Announcement for International Human Rights Litigation in US Courts Second Edition Book Release Party – Draft – PDF

2008 Draft Book Release Party Announcement Please add/elaborate/correct what you would want an email invite to say Please join CCR with Rhonda Copeland, Peter Weiss and Dolly Filartiga and the Authors in celebrating the publication of International Human Rights Litigation…
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International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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The Cases of the Foreign Generals Brought to Justice – in Fighting for Public Justice: Cases and Trial Lawyers that Made a Difference – with Beth Stephens – PDF

2001 The Cases of the Foreign Generals Brought to Justice For Hector Gramajo, the former Minister of Defense of Guatemala, it was a proud day. He had been in the U.S. for nearly a year, pursuing post-graduate studies at Harvard’s…
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International War Crimes

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Linder v. Calero-Portocarrero & Linder v. Department of Defense and F.B.I. and C. I A.- International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 2000

The past year was dominated by discovery disputes related to CCR’s efforts to obtain U.S. government documents that might shed light on the death of Benjamin Linder, a U.S. engineer who was murdered in 1987 by U.S.-supported contras in Nicaragua….
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International War Crimes

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Belance v. FRAPH – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 2000

In June 1994, CCR filed a civil damage suit against the Front for Advancement and Progress in Haiti (FRAPH) a rightwing paramilitary terrorist operation established by the Haitian Army to crush popular movements. The suit was brought on behalf of…
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International War Crimes

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Linder v. Calero-Portocarrero & Linder v. Department of Defense and F.B.I. and C. I A.- International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1999

The past year was dominated by discovery disputes related to CCR’s efforts to obtain U.S. government documents that might shed light on the death of Benjamin Linder, a U.S. engineer who was murdered in 1987 by U.S.-supported contras in Nicaragua….
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International War Crimes

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Belance v. FRAPH – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1999

In June 1994, CCR filed a civil damage suit against the Front for Advancement and Progress in Haiti (FRAPH) a rightwing paramilitary terrorist operation established by the Haitian Army to crush popular movements. The suit was brought on behalf of…
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International War Crimes

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Todd v. Panjaitan -International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1998

A retired general who was the target of a successful CCR Filártiga suit has been appointed as the top advisor to the Indonesian government. In 1994, a federal judge in Massachusetts awarded $14 million to the mother of a young…
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International War Crimes

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Harbury v. Deutch – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1998

In March 1996, CCR filed suit on behalf of human rights activist Jennifer Harbury, charging U.S. government officials with the responsibility for the death of her Guatemalan husband Efrain Ramaca-Velasquez. the suit also alleges the the U.S. officials violated Harbury’s…
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International War Crimes

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Paul v. Avril – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1998

CCR continues to track the movement of a former Haitian dictator and to attempt to enforce a $41 million damage judgment against him. The decision in this case–the first in which any Haitian dictator or member of the Haitian military…
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International War Crimes

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In re Constant – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1998

The notorious Emmanuel “Toto” Constant is alive and well–and free–in Queens, New York. Constant is the leader of FRAPH, the members of which nearly killed Alerte Belance. he is facing charges of murder and torture in Haiti. Among his reported…
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