Tag Archive: Hector Gramajo

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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Public Interest Law Foundation Achievement Award – Columbia University – Speech Notes – PDF

1999 Columbia PILF Speech Notes  

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To Congress on Assata Shakur Vote – PDF

1998 To Congress on Assata Shakur Vote Dear Member of Congress, On September 14, 1998, the House of Representatives passed H. Con. Res. 254, calling on the government of Cuba to extradite Assata Shakur (Joanne Chesimard). That resolution was not…
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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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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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At the Bar: Suing Dictators (and Similar Types) Here for Violations Committed Elsewhere – New York Times – by Neil A. Lewis – PDF

1995 At the Bar Just as he was about to be handed a degree from the Kennedy School at Harvard University in 1991, Gen. Hector Gramajo was served with papers charging him in a Federal civil suit for his role…
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Holding the United States Accountable for International Crimes in Guatemala – PDF

1995 Holding the United States Accountable for International Crimes in Guatemala There’s little in the flat suburbs of Sacramento, California that I ever would have associated with epic tragedy before I flew there one warm afternoon to talk with a group…
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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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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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