Tag Archive: International Human Rights and Solidarity

Linder v. Calero-Portocarrero – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Spring 1994

Although the Eleventh Circuil Court of Appeals on June 18, 1992 reversed a dis­trict court decision dismissing a suit by the family of Benjamin Linder against four contras allegedly responsible for his murder, a trial date has not yet been set….
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Doe v. Karadzic – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Spring 1994

An especially horrifying feature of the vicious civil war in Bosnia-Herzegovina is the systematic rape of thousands of women. Serb forces in Bosnia have used rape as a calculated tactic of the war’s notorious ethnic cleansing. Although  rape has been…
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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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Paul v. Avril – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Spring 1994

The three year legal battle to bring a former Haitian military dictator to jus­tice may be nearing an end with a possi­ble default judgment against him. Months before the September 1991 coup which overthrew Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. CCR sued…
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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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In re Tula – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Spring 1994

The cases of three Salvadorans in the U.S. who seek political asylum slill remain within the administrative con­fines of lhe Immigra tion and Naturalization Service (INS). For the past three years CCR has represented Ernesto and Ana Luz Benitez, and…
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In re Human Rights Litigation Against the Estate of Ferdinand Marcos -International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Spring 1994

In a class action brought in the federal disrict court in Hawaii, a jury found the Estate of Ferdinand Marcos, the late dic­tator of the Philippines, liable for the deaths, disappearances and torture of thousands of Filipinos during his regime. During the…
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Salas v. United States – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Spring 1994

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States (OAS) issued a landmark ruling in October 1993, declaring that it would hear the merits of the claims of 285 Panamanian civilians who were victims of the l989…
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Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Docket Report – Spring 1994 – Case work from August 24, 1992-January 28, 1994 – PDF

Docket Report Spring 1994 Cases worked on by Michael Ratner: Haitians Centers Council, Inc. v. Salas – International Human Rights and Solidarity – Pages 10-11 Paul v. Avril – International Human Rights and Solidarity – Pages 11-12 Doe v. Karadzic…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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In Re Bolivian Textiles – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Spring 1994

CCR attorneys helped recover 48 sacred textiles from a U.S. dealer in the fall of 1992. The textiles were returned to rightful owners, the Coroma Indians of Bolivia, at a ceremony held at the Bolivian embassy, attended by Bolivian President Jaime Paz Zamora. After…
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