Tag Archive: Nicaragua

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 2000

The past year was dominated by discovery disputes related to CCR’s efforts to obtain U.S. government documents that might shed light on the death of Benjamin Linder, a U.S. engineer who was murdered in 1987 by U.S.-supported contras in Nicaragua….
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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 1999

The past year was dominated by discovery disputes related to CCR’s efforts to obtain U.S. government documents that might shed light on the death of Benjamin Linder, a U.S. engineer who was murdered in 1987 by U.S.-supported contras in Nicaragua….
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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 1998

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. supported…
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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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Linder v. Calero-Portocarrero & Linder v. National Security Agency – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1996

Efforts continue in the 1988 case 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 U.S.-supported  contras in Nicaragua. In the latest skirmish…
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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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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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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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