Tag Archive: Guatemala

Harbury v. CIA – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1995

CCR is representing a woman determined to uncover the truth, no matter what the cost, about the fate of her Guatemalan rebel husband. Along with the National Security Archives and the private firm of  Morrison and Forrester, CCR filed a…
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International War Crimes

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Xuncax v. Gramajo & Ortiz v. Gramajo – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Spring 1994

Two civil damages suits against Hector Gramajo, the ex-Defense Minister of Guatemala, may result in default judg­ments against him. In the first, Xuncax v. Gramajo, Gramajo is charged with designing, ordering, implementing and directing a program of massacres, murders, disappearances­, widespread…
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International War Crimes

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In re Guatemalan Workers’ Rights – Economic Rights – CCR Docket Fall 1992

CCR is investigating legal means by which claims can be brought against U.S. corporations operating in Guatemala in violation of Guatemalan labor law. This case, which is in the developmental stage, represents an effort to hold U.S. corporations accountable for their…
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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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Xuncax v. Gramajo – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1992

While accepting a diploma in June 1991 during commencement ceremonies at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, Guatemalan ex-Defense Minister Hector Gramajo was stopped and served legal papers charging that he designed, ordered, implemented and directed a program of massacres, murders,…
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International War Crimes

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Xuncax v. Gramajo – International Human Rights – CCR Docket Fall 1991

While accepting a diploma in June 1991 as distinguished scholar during commencement ceremonies at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, Guatemalan ex-Defense Minister Hector Gramajo was stopped and served legal papers charging that he designed, ordered, implemented and directed a program…
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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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Guatemalan at Harvard is Accused of Human-Rights Abuses – Washington Post – by Christopher B. Daly

CAMBRIDGE, MASS., JUNE 6 — Hector Alejandro Gramajo, former defense minister of Guatemala, was confronted today outside the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and served with U.S. court papers charging him with flagrant human-rights abuses in his country….
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International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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Ortiz v. Gramajo – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1991

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

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United States v. Maria del Scorro Pardo de Aguilar

https://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/united-states-v-maria-del-scorro-pardo-de-aguilar-1985 United States v. Maria del Scorro Pardo de Aguilar is a case in which the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) defended sanctuary workers – members of church groups who provided shelter, medical care, and protection for refugees from El Salvador…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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