Tag Archive: Dianna Ortiz

Torture and the Need for Justice: A Revolution Books Town Hall, Ethical Culture Society – Video

A Revolution Books Town Hall Meeting: TORTURE AND THE NEED FOR JUSTICE June 3, 2009 – Ethical Culture Society, NYC Speakers: Michael Ratner, president, Center for Constitutional Rights, and an international human rights lawyer Laura Flanders, journalist and host of…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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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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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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Xuncax v. Gramajo and Ortiz v. Gramajo – CCR Historical Case

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/xuncax-v-gramajo-and-ortiz-v-gramajo Xuncax v. Gramajo and Ortiz v. Gramajo are two civil damages suits filed on behalf of Guatemalans, all Kanjobal Indians who were brutalized themselves, lost loved ones, and lived in highland villages demolished by Gramajo’s soldiers. They charge former…
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International War Crimes

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