Tag Archive: CCR Docket Fall 1992

In re Native Hawaiians – Native Americans/Indigenous Peoples’ Rights – CCR Docket Fall 1992

Native Hawaiian groups are requesting that CCR investigate international law claims regarding the denial of their land rights and other fundamental indigenous peoples’ rights. When Captain Cook arrived at the Hawaiian Archipelago in 1770, there were 800,000 to one million…
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Civil Liberties

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Disarm Education Fund v. NY Convention Center Development Corp. – Government Misconduct – CCR Fall Docket 1992

In January 1992, two days before a large rally to support the independence and sovereignty of Cuba, the New York State Javits Convention Center tried to renege on its contract with rally organizers. Javits personnel claimed that the rally sponsors,…
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Civil Liberties

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Ortiz v. Gramajo – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1992

Sister Dianna Ortiz, a U.S. nun who was living and teaching literacy and religion to school children in San Miguel Acatan, Guatemala, was abducted by military and security personnel under the direction and control of Hector Gramajo Ortiz was stripped,…
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International War Crimes

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Linder v. Calero-Portocarrero – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1992

Five years after Benjamin Linder’s torture and death at the hands of the contras, his alleged murderer s may finally stand trial. On June 18, 1992, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the district court decision which had dismissed…
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International War Crimes

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U.S. v. Captain Yolanda Huet-Vaughn – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1992

CCR joined in an appeal of the conviction of an Army physician who refused to go to the Gulf War. Dr.Yolanda Huet-Vaughn, a captain in the Army Medical Corps, objected to the war on moral grounds, Gulf particularly her belief…
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Civil Liberties

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De Negri v. Republic of Chile – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1992

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 free-lance…
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International War Crimes

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Salas v. United States – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1992

More than 200 Panamanians have joined 70 civilian victims of the 1989 U.S. invasion of Panama in a CCR complaint before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States (OAS). The complaint, filed originally in 1990,…
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International War Crimes

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