Tag Archive: International Human Rights and Solidarity

De Negri v. Republic of Chile – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1991

July 2, 1986 was a fateful day for two Chilean teenagers, Carmen Gloria Quintana and Rodrigo Rojas de Negri. De Negri, who had spent most of his life in exile in Washington, D.C., had returned to Santiago as a free-lance…
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In re Tula – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket 1989-1990

Maria Teresa Tula viuda de Canales, a Salvadoran woman, is seeking political asylum in the United States. In El Salvador she worked with Comadres, the “Committee of Mothers ,” an organization of women formed to seek disappeared family members. She became active in Comadres as a result of the…
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Committee of U. S. Citizens Living in Nicaragua (CUSCLIN) v. Reagan – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket 1989-1990

In June 1986 the international Court of Justice (ICJ) rule d that the United States had violated international laws against the aggressive use of force, in that it trained, armed, and supported the contras against Nicaragua. The U.S. appeared in…
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Linder v. Calero – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket 1989-1990

On April 28, 1987, Benjamin Linder, a U.S.citizen, and two Nicaraguans were murdered by contras who attacked the site of a small dam they were building in the village of Bocay to measure the flow of water. The dam was…
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ln the Matter of Williams – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket 1989-1990

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 the U.S.-led …
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De Negri v. Republic of Chile – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket 1989-1990

July 2, 1986, was a fateful day for two Chilean teenagers, Carmen Gloria Quintana and Rodrigo Rojas de Negri. De Negri, who had spent most of his life in exile in Washington, D.C., had returned to Santiago as a free-lance…
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Martinez-Baca v. Suarez-Mason & Forti v. Suarez-Mason – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket 1989-1990

As Commander of the First Army Corps in Argentina during the height of repression under the military dictatorship that ruled that country, General Guillermo Suarez­ Mason was responsible for the abduction, torture, and disappearance of thousands of Argentine citizens. When Raul Alfonsin came to power in 1984,…
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In the Matter of Fuentes – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket 1989-1990

Rosa Maribel Fuentes, a Salvador an woman, living in Washington, D.C., works for the National Federation of Salvadoran Workers. The CCR is assisting her in seek­ing political asylum, as she is certain that if deported to El Salvador she  will be killed because of her union activities….
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In re Bolivian Textiles (in Preparation) – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket 1989-1990

The CCR has been asked to aid in the recovery of ancient and sacred textiles belonging to the Indians of Coroma, Bolivia. These textiles, many dating from pre-Columbian times, have been stolen or other­wise nefariously taken by U.S. dealers and collectors. The thefts have had a…
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Martinez-Baca v. Suarez-Mason Forti v. Suarez Mason – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket 1988-1989

As Commander of the First Army Corps in Argentina during the height of repression under the military dictatorship that ruled that coun­try, General Guillermo Suarez-Mason was re­sponsible for the abduction, torture, and “dis­appearance” of thousands of Argentine citi­zens. When Raul…
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