Tag Archive: Filártiga

6/7 Fighting Reagan’s Secret, Illegal Wars – Michael Ratner on Reality Asserts Itself – TRNN Biographical Interview Transcript

PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome back to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. We’re continuing our series on Reality Asserts Itself with Michael Ratner, who now joins us in the studio again. Michael’s president emeritus of…
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International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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6/7 Fighting Reagan’s Secret, Illegal Wars – Michael Ratner on Reality Asserts Itself TRNN Biographical Interview Video

Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay that Reagan ushered in a period of murderous suppression of opposition to US hegemony in Latin and Central America.

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Columbia University Medal of Honor – Speech Notes – PDF

2005 Columbia Medal of Honor Speech Notes I want to really thank my brother who I love dearly—-family-Karen; sister ellen and her partner Cholene and my wonderful niece lizzy—- This weekend happens to be my brothers 60th birthday–penumbra-I always tell…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Uncategorized

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Statutes of Liberty – Washington Post – by Lynne Duke – PDF

2003 Statutes of Liberty Michael Ratner is in a cavernous college hall speaking to hundreds of students one recent evening. He’s hyped. He’s talking fast. The crusader at the lectern. This is what he loves to do: sound the alarm…
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Civil Remedies for Gross Human Rights Violations – Book Chapter in Human Rights in the World Community: Issues and Action – PDF

2001 Civil Remedies for Gross Human Rights Violations Introduction Over the last few years many in the human rights community have focused on criminal remedies for pursuing individual human rights abusers. United Nations sponsored criminal courts are trying those who…
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International War Crimes

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Todd v. Panjaitan -International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1998

A retired general who was the target of a successful CCR Filártiga suit has been appointed as the top advisor to the Indonesian government. In 1994, a federal judge in Massachusetts awarded $14 million to the mother of a young…
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International War Crimes

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Paul v. Avril – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1998

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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Belance v. FRAPH – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1998

In October 1993, Alerte Balance, a 32-year-old mother of three in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, was hacked nearly to pieces by members of the Front for the Advancement and Progress in Haiti (FRAPH), the right-wing Haitian terrorist group.  four armed FRAPH members…
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International War Crimes

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Doe v. Karadzic – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1998

In December 1997, U.S. District Court Judge Peter K. Leisure granted plaintiffs” motion for class certification in this civil suit against Radovan Karadzic, the self-proclaimed leader of the Bosnian Serbs, for war crimes, genocide, rape, torture, and other violations of…
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International War Crimes

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Doe v. Karadzic – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1997

The stage appears to be set for a default judgment in a civil suit against Radovan Karadzic, the self -proclaimed leader of the Bosnian Serbs, for war crimes, genocide, torture  and violations of international human rights standards. Subsequent to the…
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International War Crimes

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