Tag Archive: CCR Docket Fall 1990

In re Tula – International Human Rights – CCR Docket Fall 1990

Maria Teresa Tula viuda de Canales, a Salvadoran woman is seeking political asylum in the Unired States. In El Salvador she worked with Comadres, the ‘”Committee of Mothers,” an organization of women formed to advocate for ” disappeared,” arrested and…
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International War Crimes

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Salas v. United States – International Human Rights – CCR Docket Fall 1990

On December 20, 1989, the United States invaded the Republic of Panama, violating the integrity, sovereignty and self-deteminarion of this nation. Independent Panamanian human rights organizations estimate rhat over 2000 Panamamian civilians were killed and many thousands wounded during the course of the invasion and in military actions throughout…
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International War Crimes

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Martinez-Baca v. Suarez-Mason & Forti v. Suarez-Mason – International Human Rights – Fall Docket 1990

As Commander of the First Anny Corps during the height of repression under Argentina ‘s military dictatorship. General Guillermo Suarez­ Mason was responsible for the abduction, torture and disappearance of thousands of Argentines. When Raul Alfonsin came to power in…
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International War Crimes

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De Negri v. Republic of Chile – International Human Rights – CCR Docket Fall 1990

July 2 , 1986, was a fateful day for two Chilean teenagers, Carmen Gloria Quintana and Rodrigo Rojas de Negri. De Negri, who had spent most of his life in exile in Washington, D.C., had returned to Santiago as a…
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International War Crimes

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In the Matter of Williams – International Human Rights – CCR Fall Docket 1990

Dessima Williams, former Ambassador from Grenada lo the Organization of American States and a leading critic of U.S. Caribbean policy, was seized in Washington, D.C. by immigration officials in October 1984. The arrest took place on the anniversary of the…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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In the Matter of Fuentes – International Human Rights – CCR Docket Fall 1990

Rosa Maribel Fuentes, a Salvadoran woman living in Washington, D.C., has long been active with the National Federation of Salvadoran Workers. CCR is assisting her in seeking political asylum because she is certain that if deported to El Salvador, she…
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International War Crimes

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CISPES v. Sessions – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1990

In June 1987 CCR uncovered the FBI’s massive, illegal surveillance of the Committee in Solidarity with  the People of El Salvador (CISPES). CISPES members, and other individuals and organizations investigated, seek to prevent the FBI from using or disseminating records obtained…
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Civil Liberties

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In re Bolivian Textiles – International Human Rights – CCR Fall Docket 1990

Ancient and sacred textiles, many of which date from pre-Colombian times, have been wrongfully taken by U.S. dealers from their owners–the Indian people of the Andean village of Coroma, Bolivia. The loss of the textiles has had a devastating effect upon the Indians,…
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International War Crimes

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Linder v. Calero – International Human Rights – CCR Docket Fall 1990

On April 28, 1987, Benjamin Linder. a U.S. citizen, and two Nicaraguans were murdered by contras who attacked the site of a small dam they were building in the village of Bocay. The dam was part of a project to…
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International War Crimes

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Bullfrog Films v. Wick – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1990

CCR filed suit on behalf of documentary filmmakers whose films were denied “certificates of educational character”  by the U.S. Information Agency (USIA). Such certificates are granted under an international treaty designed to facilitate the free flow of ideas among nations….
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Civil Liberties

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