Tag Archive: Filártiga v. Peña-Irala

Sanchez v. Reagan – International Law – CCR Docket 1985-1986

While the International Court of Justice (the World Court) was issuing a preliminary restraining order against the United States for its illegal actions against the government and peo­ple of Nicaragua in May 1984, CCR attorneys were arguing in a federal…
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International War Crimes

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Filártiga v. Peña-Irala

https://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/fil-rtiga-v-pe-irala On April 6, 1979, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, Filártiga v. Peña-Irala was filed on behalf of Dr. Joel Filártiga and Dolly Filártiga charging former Paraguayan official Americo Peña-Irala with the wrongful…
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International War Crimes

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