Tag Archive: Instituto Puertorriquefio de Derechos Civiles

In re Juan Mari Bras – Native Americans/Indigenous Peoples’ Rights – CCR Docket Fall 1992

When Juan Mari Bras, a leading Puerto Rican pro-independence leader, went to pick up the files of his son, Santiago Mari Pesquera, he was given only an index card with a file number, and not the file. Santiago Mari Pesquera,…
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International War Crimes

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Camacho v. Autoridad de Telefono – Puerto Rico – CCR Docket 1989-1990

This suit, in the federal district court in Puerto Rico, sought to enjoin the Puerto Rican telephone company from cooperating with the federal government in wiretapping in Puerto Rico. The Constitution of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico contains an absolute…
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Civil Liberties

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United States v. Zenon and Saade – Puerto Rico – CCR Docket 1987-1988

In 1974 the United States Navy moved its military bombing range in Puerto Rico from the island of Culebra to the island of Vieques, thus severely restricting the activities of many Vieques residents who made their living from the fishing…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Comacho v. Puerto Rico – Puerto Rico – CCR Docket 1987-1988

This suit in the federal district court in Puerto Rico seeks to enjoin the telephone company from cooperating with the federal government in wiretapping in Puerto Rico. The constitution of the Commonwealth contains an absolute prohibition on wire­ tapping. A…
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Civil Liberties

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United States v. Zenon – Puerto Rico – CCR Docket – 1986-1987

In 1974 the United States Navy moved its military bombing range in Puerto Rico from the island of Culebra to the island of Vieques, thus severely restricting the activities of many Vieques residents who made their living from the fishing…
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Civil Liberties

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United States v. Saade and Zenon – Puerto Rico – CCR Docket 1982-1983

For the last three years the Center has been involved in representing Vieques fishermen and their supporters against charges arising out of demonstrations against the Navy’s use of that island and its adjacent water for ship-to-shore target practice. Among those we have represented are Carlos Zenon,…
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Civil Liberties

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