Tag Archive: International Human Rights and Solidarity

Linder v. Calero Portocarrero – Linder v. Department of Defense, Department of State, FBI and CIA – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR 1988-1989 Docket

On April 28, 1987, Benjamin Linder , a U.S. citizen, and two Nicaraguans were murdered by the contras who attacked the site of a small dam they were building to measure the flow of water . The work was part…
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International War Crimes

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In the Matter of Fuentes – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket 1988-1989

Rosa Maribel Fuentes, a Salvadoran woman, living in Washington, D.C., works for the Na­tional Federation of Salvadoran Workers. CCR is assisting her in seeking political asylum, for she is certain that if she is deported to El Salvador she will…
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International War Crimes

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Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Docket Report – 1988-1989 – PDF

Docket Report 1988-1989 Cases worked on by Michael Ratner: Linder v. Calero – International Human Rights and Solidarity – Page 14 In re Tula – International Human Rights and Solidarity – Page 16 In the Matter of Fuentes – International…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Committee of U. S. Citizens Living in Nicaragua (CUSCLIN) v. Reagan – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket 1987-1988

On June 27, 1986, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled that the United Stlates had violated international laws against the aggressive use of force in that it trained, armed, and supported the contras against Nicaragua. The U.S. had litigated…
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In the Matter of Quixote Center – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket 1987-1988

A few days before Christmas 1986 the Quixote Center, a major shipper of humani­tarian supplies to Nicaragua, received a Treasury subpoena requiring it to produce records relating to shipments to Nicaragua since President Reagan restricted trade with that country. Prior…
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De Negri v. Republic of Chile – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket 1988-1989

July 2, 1986, was a fateful day for two Chilean teenagers, Carmen Gloria Quintana and Ro­ drigo Rojas de Negri. De Negri, who had spent most of his life in exile in Washington, D.C., had returned to Santiago as a…
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In the Matter of Williams – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket 1988-1989

In October 1984 Dessima Williams, former Ambassador from Grenada to the Organization of American States and a leading critic of U.S. Caribbean policy, was forcibly seized in Wash­ington, D.C., by immigration officials. The ar­rest took place on the anniversary of…
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