Tag Archive: Panama

Salas v. United States – International Human Rights and Solidarity – Fall Docket 1998

The 1989 U.S. invasion of Panama left an estimated 2,000 civilians dead, and 18,000 homeless. The following year, CCR filed a complaint with the organization of American States (OAS) on behalf of 272 civilian victims, charging that the invasion was…
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Salas v. United States – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1997

Despite expectations, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States (OAS) did not rule in October 1996 on the longstanding claims brought by CCR for 272 Panamanian civilian victims of the 1989 U.S. invasion of Panama….
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Salas v. United States – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1996

In October 1996 the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the organization of American States (OAS) is expected to issue a long-awaited decision on claims brought by CCR for 272 Panamanian civilian victims of the 1989 U.S. invasion of Panama….
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Salas v. United States – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1995

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States (OAS) will conduct its second evidentiary hearing in September 1995 into claims brought by CCR on behalf of 272 Panamanian civilians victims of the U.S. invasion. This highly unusual…
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Salas v. United States – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket 1994-1995

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States (OAS) issued a land­ mark ruling in October 1993, declaring that it would hear the merits of the claims of 285 Panamanian civilians who were victims of the…
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Salas v. United States – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Spring 1994

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States (OAS) issued a landmark ruling in October 1993, declaring that it would hear the merits of the claims of 285 Panamanian civilians who were victims of the l989…
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Salas v. United States – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1992

More than 200 Panamanians have joined 70 civilian victims of the 1989 U.S. invasion of Panama in a CCR complaint before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States (OAS). The complaint, filed originally in 1990,…
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Salas v. United States – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1991

On December 20, 1989, the United States invaded the Republic of Panama, violating the integrity, sovereignty and self­ determination of  this nation. Independent Panamanian human rights organizations estimate that over 2000 Panamanian civilians were killed and many thousands wounded during…
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Salas v. United States – International Human Rights – CCR Docket Fall 1990

On December 20, 1989, the United States invaded the Republic of Panama, violating the integrity, sovereignty and self-deteminarion of this nation. Independent Panamanian human rights organizations estimate rhat over 2000 Panamamian civilians were killed and many thousands wounded during the course of the invasion and in military actions throughout…
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