Tag Archive: Mahlon Perkins

Belance v. FRAPH – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1998

In October 1993, Alerte Balance, a 32-year-old mother of three in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, was hacked nearly to pieces by members of the Front for the Advancement and Progress in Haiti (FRAPH), the right-wing Haitian terrorist group.  four armed FRAPH members…
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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 – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1995

CCR is representing a 33-year-old Haitian mother of three who is suing the right wing thugs responsible for hacking her nearly to pieces and leaving her for dead. In June 1994, Alerte Belance filed a $33 million Filartiga-type civil damage…
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In Re Human Rights Litigation Against the Estate of Ferdinand Marcos – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket 1994-1995

In a class action brought in the federal district 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….
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International War Crimes

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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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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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International War Crimes

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In re Bolivian Textiles – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1991

Ancient and sacred textiles, many of which date frpm 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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Who Owns the Land? Letter to the Editor NY Times Magazine with Mahlon Perkins

As two of the attorneys litigating the constitutionality of the White Earth Land Settlement Act on behalf of the Indians of White Earth, we were pleased that you chose to cover the efforts of the Chippewas to regain their land…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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