Tag Archive: Mahlon F. Perkins

Linder v. Calero-Portocarrero & Linder v. Department of Defense and F.B.I. and C. I A. – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1997

More legal skirmishes have occurred in an almost four-year discovery period 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 the U.S….
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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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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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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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In re Bolivian Textiles – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1992

Ancient and sacred textiles, many of which date from Pre-Colombian times, have been wrongfully taken by U.S. dealers from their owners-the Indian people of the Andean village of Coroma, Bolivia. The loss of the textiles has had a devastating effect…
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International War Crimes

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In re Bolivian Textiles – International Human Rights – CCR Fall Docket 1990

Ancient and sacred textiles, many of which date from pre-Colombian times, have been wrongfully taken by U.S. dealers from their owners–the Indian people of the Andean village of Coroma, Bolivia. The loss of the textiles has had a devastating effect upon the Indians,…
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Littlewolf v. Hodel – Native American Rights – CCR Docket 1989-1990

The White Earth Reservation, located in northern Minnesota, was set aside “in perpe­tuity” in 1867 for the White Earth Band of Chippewa Indians. It  then comprised ap­proximately six million acres, but has been reduced to about 50,000 acres. In the early years…
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Civil Liberties

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Littlewolf v. Hodel – Native American Rights – CCR Docket Fall 1990

The White Earth Reservation, located in Northern Minnesota. originally comprised six million acres set aside “in perpetuity” for the White Earth Band of Chippewa Indians under an 1867 treaty. The Clapp Amendment of 1906, pushed through Congress by Minnesota lumber…
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Republic of the Philippines v. Marcos – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket 1987-1988

On February 25, 1986, Ferdinand Marcos and his party fled the Philippines, thereby ending his twenty-year dictatorship. Sev­enty-two hours later, CCR attorneys were retained by the new government to recover any of the illegally amassed booty hidden in the United…
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International War Crimes

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Littlewolf v. Hodel – Native American Rights – CCR Docket 1987-1988

Located in northern Minnesota, the White Earth Reservation is set aside for the White Earth Band of Chippewa Indians. At one time, it comprised approximately six million acres, but has been reduced to about 50,000 acres. In 1978 the Minnesota…
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Civil Liberties

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