Tag Archive: Attorney Matthew Chachere

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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Doe v. Karadzic – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1998

In December 1997, U.S. District Court Judge Peter K. Leisure granted plaintiffs” motion for class certification in this civil suit against Radovan Karadzic, the self-proclaimed leader of the Bosnian Serbs, for war crimes, genocide, rape, torture, and other violations of…
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Doe v. Karadzic – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1997

The stage appears to be set for a default judgment in a civil suit against Radovan Karadzic, the self -proclaimed leader of the Bosnian Serbs, for war crimes, genocide, torture  and violations of international human rights standards. Subsequent to the…
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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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Doe v. Karadzic – Bosnia-Herzegovina – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1996

On June 7, 1990, the Supreme Court affirmed an appellate court decision allowing a civil suit to continue against Radovan Karadzic, the self-proclaimed  leader of Bosnian Serbs, for war crimes, genocide, torture, and other violations of international rights standards. This…
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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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Doe v. Karadzic – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1995

In June 1995 CCR attorneys forcefully urged the Second District Court of Appeals in New York to reverse a lower court’s dismissal of this case, an attempt to bring to justice these responsible for the systemic rape of thousands of…
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Paul v. Avril – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1995

An unbroken chain in victories in CCR’s Filartiga suits continued in July 1194 when a federal magistrate awarded $41 million damage judgment to the victims of prosper Avril, a former Haitian dictator. for violating their human rights. The decision in…
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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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Doe v. Karadzic – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Spring 1994

An especially horrifying feature of the vicious civil war in Bosnia-Herzegovina is the systematic rape of thousands of women. Serb forces in Bosnia have used rape as a calculated tactic of the war’s notorious ethnic cleansing. Although  rape has been…
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