Tag Archive: President Jean-Bertrand Aristide

Michael Ratner, Bold Civil Liberties Lawyer, Dies at 72 – Obituary – New York Times – by Sam Roberts – PDF

2016 Michael Ratner, Bold Civil Liberties Lawyer, Dies at 72 Michael Ratner, a fearless civil liberties lawyer who successfully challenged the United States government’s detention of terrorism suspects at Guantánamo Bay without judicial review, died on Wednesday in Manhattan. He was 72….
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Personal & Profiles

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Columbia Oral History Part One & Two – Transcript PDF & Link to Columbia Archive Transcript

With handwritten corrections Columbia Oral History Part One Columbia Oral History Part Two Columbia Transcript   http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/ccoh_assets/ccoh_10539519_transcript.pdf

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Mission to Guantanamo 1992 – Yale Alumni Magazine

In 1992, a band of law professors and students sued the US government for the right to visit their Haitian clients. The feds played hardball. by Brandt Goldstein ’92JD September/October 2005 Brandt Goldstein ’92JD has written for Slate.com and the New York Times. This…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Doe v. Constant

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/doe-v-constant The case was filed on behalf of three Haitian women who were brutally tortured by FRAPH. Two of the three plaintiffs were gang-raped in front of their families. A third was attacked by two FRAPH operatives and left for…
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International War Crimes

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Will the UN and OAS Recognize Aristide or Coup Leaders? – Democracy Now Video

We speak with the Center for Constitutional Rights’ Michael Ratner about who the United Nations and Organization should recognize as the legitimate government of Haiti under international law and we take a look at the English translation of Aristide’s resignation…
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International War Crimes

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Special Broadcast: Haitian First Lady Mildred Aristide Speaks From The National Palace in Port Au Prince – Democracy Now Transcript

Democracy Now! aired a special show Friday afternoon on the latest from Haiti where opposition groups with ties to the U.S. are preparing to invade the capital city of Port Au Prince. We spoke with Haitian First Lady Mildred Aristide,…
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International War Crimes

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SPECIAL BROADCAST: Haitian First Lady Mildred Aristide Speaks From The National Palace in Port Au Prince – Democracy Now Video

Democracy Now! aired a special show Friday afternoon on the latest from Haiti where opposition groups with ties to the U.S. are preparing to invade the capital city of Port Au Prince. We spoke with Haitian First Lady Mildred Aristide,…
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International War Crimes

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Aristide Warns of Possible Refugee Crisis in Haiti – Democracy Now Transcript

In the past week, more than 400 Haitian refugees have reportedly landed on beaches in Jamaica and the Turks and Caicos Islands. We speak with the Center for Constitutional Rights’ Michael Ratner who has dealt extensively with the issue of…
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Aristide Warns of Possible Refugee Crisis in Haiti – Democracy Now Video

In the past week, more than 400 Haitian refugees have reportedly landed on beaches in Jamaica and the Turks and Caicos Islands. We speak with the Center for Constitutional Rights’ Michael Ratner who has dealt extensively with the issue of…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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