Tag Archive: Attorney Margaret Ratner

Harbury v. CIA – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1995

CCR is representing a woman determined to uncover the truth, no matter what the cost, about the fate of her Guatemalan rebel husband. Along with the National Security Archives and the private firm of  Morrison and Forrester, CCR filed a…
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International War Crimes

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Bullfrog Films v. Wick – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1988-1989

CCR filed suit on behalf of documentary filmmakers whose films were denied “certificates of educational character” b; the U.S. Information Agency (USIA). Such certificates are granted under an international treaty designed to facilitate the free flow of ideas among nations….
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Civil Liberties

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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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International War Crimes

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Bullfrog Films v. Wick – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Spring 1994

CCR filed suit on behalf of documentary filmmakers whose films were denied “certificates of educational character” by the U.S. Information Agency (USIA). Such certificates are granted under an international treaty designed to facilitate the free flow of ideas among nations. They…
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Civil Liberties

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Bullfrog Films v. Wick – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1992

CCR filed suit on behalf of documentary filmmakers whose films were denied “certificates of educational character” by the U.S. Information Agency (USIA). Such certificates are granted under an international treaty designed to facilitate the free flow of ideas among nations….
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Civil Liberties

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Linder v. Calero-Portocarrero – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1992

Five years after Benjamin Linder’s torture and death at the hands of the contras, his alleged murderer s may finally stand trial. On June 18, 1992, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the district court decision which had dismissed…
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Linder v. Calero – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1991

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. The dam was part of a project to…
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International War Crimes

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Bullfrog Films v. Wick – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1991

CCR filed suit on behalf of documentary filmmakers whose films were denied “certificates of educational character” by the U.S. Information Agency (USIA). Such certificates are granted under an international treaty designed to facilitate the free flow of ideas among nations….
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Civil Liberties

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CISPES v. Sessions – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1991

In June 1987 CCR uncovered the FBI’s massive, illegal surveillance of the Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (CISPES). CISPES members, and other individuals and organizations investigated, then sought to prevent the FBI from using or disseminating…
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Civil Liberties

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