Tag Archive: International Human Rights and Solidarity

Salas v. United States – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1997

Despite expectations, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States (OAS) did not rule in October 1996 on the longstanding claims brought by CCR for 272 Panamanian civilian victims of the 1989 U.S. invasion of Panama….
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International War Crimes

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Linder v. Calero-Portocarrero & Linder v. National Security Agency – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1996

Efforts continue in the 1988 case to obtain documents from recalcitrant U.S. agencies that might shed light on the murder of Benjamin Linder, a U.S. engineer who was murdered in 1987 by U.S.-supported  contras in Nicaragua. In the latest skirmish…
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Salas v. United States – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1996

In October 1996 the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the organization of American States (OAS) is expected to issue a long-awaited decision on claims brought by CCR for 272 Panamanian civilian victims of the 1989 U.S. invasion of Panama….
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Doe v. Karadzic – Bosnia-Herzegovina – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1996

On June 7, 1990, the Supreme Court affirmed an appellate court decision allowing a civil suit to continue against Radovan Karadzic, the self-proclaimed  leader of Bosnian Serbs, for war crimes, genocide, torture, and other violations of international rights standards. This…
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In re Constant – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1996

In June 1995, a year after Belance v. FRAPH was filed, CCR attorneys located Emmanuel “Toto” Constant, the main leader of FRAPH. and deposed him as part of Belance v. FRAPH. Constant, a reported paid CIA informer, had fled Haiti…
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International War Crimes

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Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Docket Report – Fall 1996 – 30th Anniversary – Cases from August 31, 1995-August 31, 1996 – PDF

Docket Report Fall 1996 – 30th Anniversary Cases worked on by Michael Ratner: Belance v. FRAPH – Haiti – International Human Rights and Solidarity –  Pages 10-11 In re Constant – Haiti – International Human Rights and Solidarity – Page 11 Paul v….
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Belance v. FRAPH – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1996

CCR’s suit against right-wing Haitian terrorist group may be entering a conclusive stage. In June 1994 CCR filed a $33 million civil damage suit against the Front for Advancement and Progress in Haiti (FRAPH) on behalf of Alerte Belance, a young…
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International War Crimes

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Linder v. Calero-Portocarrero – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1995

After almost two years of delays, motions and negotiations, CCR attorneys have finally received some–but not all–of the documents from the federal agencies which may possess information concerning Ben Linder; who was murdered in 1987 by U.S. supported contras in…
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International War Crimes

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Salas v. United States – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1995

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States (OAS) will conduct its second evidentiary hearing in September 1995 into claims brought by CCR on behalf of 272 Panamanian civilians victims of the U.S. invasion. This highly unusual…
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International War Crimes

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In the Matter of Haitians in the Commonwealth of the Bahamas – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1995

CCR joined the Grand Bahamas Human Rights Association, The Center for Human Rights Legal Action, the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic, and local counsel in presenting a petition to the Organization of American States (OAS) on behalf of Haitians living…
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