Tag Archive: Kidnapping

Democracy, Constitutionalism and the War on Terror – Amherst College – Audio

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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Will the UN and OAS Recognize Aristide or Coup Leaders? – Democracy Now Video

We speak with the Center for Constitutional Rights’ Michael Ratner about who the United Nations and Organization should recognize as the legitimate government of Haiti under international law and we take a look at the English translation of Aristide’s resignation…
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International War Crimes

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Belance v. FRAPH – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1997

Important documents became available in fall of 1996 in CCR’s suit against a right-wing Haitian terrorist group. CIA reports obtained in response to CCR subpoenas revealed that Emmanuel “Toto” Constant, a CIA “asset” who was also the leader  of the…
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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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Belance v. FRAPH

http://avalon.law.yale.edu/diana/2619.asp UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK ALERTE BELANCE, ) Civil Case No.94 2619 ) COMPLAINT FOR ATTEMPTED Plaintiff, ) SUMMARY EXECUTION; TORTURE; ) CRUEL, INHUMAN OR DEGRADING v. ) TREATMENT; ARBITRARY ) DETENTION; ASSAULT AND FRONT…
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International War Crimes

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Jaffe v. Snow – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Spring 1994

CCR joined with Yale’s Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic and the International Human Rights Law Group in an amicus brief in September, 1993 requesting that the Supreme Court grant certiorari, or review, in the case of a woman whose husband…
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International War Crimes

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U.S. v. Alvarez-Machain (amicus) – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1992

In a decision which caused widespread shock and dismay in the legal community and among human rights activists, the Supreme Court ruled in June 1992 that U.S. officials may kidnap a foreign national in his own country and bring him…
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International War Crimes

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Guatemalan at Harvard is Accused of Human-Rights Abuses – Washington Post – by Christopher B. Daly

CAMBRIDGE, MASS., JUNE 6 — Hector Alejandro Gramajo, former defense minister of Guatemala, was confronted today outside the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and served with U.S. court papers charging him with flagrant human-rights abuses in his country….
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International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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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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International War Crimes

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Martinez-Baca v. Suarez-Mason & Forti v. Suarez-Mason – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket 1987-1988

As Commander of the First Army Corps in Argentina during the height of repression under the military dictatorship, General Guillermo Suarez-Mason was responsible for the abduction, torture, and “disappearance” of thousands of Argentine citizens. When Raul Alfonsin came to power…
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International War Crimes

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