Tag Archive: CCR docket Fall 1996

Linder v. Calero-Portocarrero & Linder v. National Security Agency – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1996

Efforts continue in the 1988 case to obtain documents from recalcitrant U.S. agencies that might shed light on the murder of Benjamin Linder, a U.S. engineer who was murdered in 1987 by U.S.-supported  contras in Nicaragua. In the latest skirmish…
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International War Crimes

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Doe v. Karadzic – Bosnia-Herzegovina – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1996

On June 7, 1990, the Supreme Court affirmed an appellate court decision allowing a civil suit to continue against Radovan Karadzic, the self-proclaimed  leader of Bosnian Serbs, for war crimes, genocide, torture, and other violations of international rights standards. This…
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International War Crimes

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Harbury v. Deutch & Harbury v. CIA – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1996

CCR is representing Jennifer Harbury in a lawsuit charging U.S. Government officials with responsibility  for the death of her Guatemalan husband Efrain Bamaca Velasquez. In the suit, Harbury, a U.S. lawyer, also alleges that the U.S. officials violated her rights…
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International War Crimes

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Paul v. Avril – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1996

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 1996

In June 1995, a year after Belance v. FRAPH was filed, CCR attorneys located Emmanuel “Toto” Constant, the main leader of FRAPH. and deposed him as part of Belance v. FRAPH. Constant, a reported paid CIA informer, had fled Haiti…
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International War Crimes

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Belance v. FRAPH – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1996

CCR’s suit against right-wing Haitian terrorist group may be entering a conclusive stage. In June 1994 CCR filed a $33 million civil damage suit against the Front for Advancement and Progress in Haiti (FRAPH) on behalf of Alerte Belance, a young…
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International War Crimes

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American-Arab Anti-Discrimination v. Reno – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1996

CCR and the ACLU of Southern California challenged the constitutionality of the McCarran-Walter Act in 1987 on behalf of seven Palestinians and a Kenyan who were arrested, held without bail, and threatened with deportation because of their alleged “affiliation” with…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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