Tag Archive: Attorney Paul Hoffman

Announcement for International Human Rights Litigation in US Courts Second Edition Book Release Party – Draft – PDF

2008 Draft Book Release Party Announcement Please add/elaborate/correct what you would want an email invite to say Please join CCR with Rhonda Copeland, Peter Weiss and Dolly Filartiga and the Authors in celebrating the publication of International Human Rights Litigation…
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International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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Belance v. FRAPH – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 2000

In June 1994, CCR filed a civil damage suit against the Front for Advancement and Progress in Haiti (FRAPH) a rightwing paramilitary terrorist operation established by the Haitian Army to crush popular movements. The suit was brought on behalf of…
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International War Crimes

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Belance v. FRAPH – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1999

In June 1994, CCR filed a civil damage suit against the Front for Advancement and Progress in Haiti (FRAPH) a rightwing paramilitary terrorist operation established by the Haitian Army to crush popular movements. The suit was brought on behalf of…
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International War Crimes

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Harbury v. Deutch – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1998

In March 1996, CCR filed suit on behalf of human rights activist Jennifer Harbury, charging U.S. government officials with the responsibility for the death of her Guatemalan husband Efrain Ramaca-Velasquez. the suit also alleges the the U.S. officials violated Harbury’s…
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International War Crimes

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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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International War Crimes

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American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee v. Reno – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1997

This long-standing case raises fundamental issues about the political rights of immigrants.  In landmark decisions from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the case has established that immigrants facing deportation are entitled to the same First Amendment…
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Civil Liberties

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Harbury v. Deutch – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1997

CCR is representing Jennifer Harbury in a lawsuit charging U.S. Government officials with responsibility  for the death of her Guatemalan husband Efrain Bamaca Velasquez. In the suit, Harbury, a U.S. lawyer, also alleges that the U.S. officials violated her rights…
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International War Crimes

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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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International War Crimes

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Harbury v. Deutch & Harbury v. CIA – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1996

CCR is representing Jennifer Harbury in a lawsuit charging U.S. Government officials with responsibility  for the death of her Guatemalan husband Efrain Bamaca Velasquez. In the suit, Harbury, a U.S. lawyer, also alleges that the U.S. officials violated her rights…
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International War Crimes

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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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