Tag Archive: Harvey Kaplan

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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Xuncax v. Gramajo & Ortiz v. Gramajo – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1995

In the most recent victory against international human rights abusers, on April 12, 1995, a federal district court judge in Massachusetts ordered the former Defense Minister of Guatemala, Hector Gramajo, to pay 47.5 million in damages to eight Guatemalans and a U.S. nun…
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Todd v. Panjaitan – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1995

Another significant Filártiga victory occurred in November 1994 when a federal judge in Massachusetts awarded $14 million to the mother of a young man murdered by Indonesian troops during a widely-publicized massacre in East Timor, the former Portuguese colony illegally…
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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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Todd v. Panjaitan – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Spring 1994

The mother of a murdered young man sued the Indonesian military commander responsible for a widely-publicized massacre in East Timor. The former Portuguese colony illegally annexed by Indonesia, CCR filed a wrongful death suit in September 1992 in Massachusetts feder­al…
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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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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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