Tag Archive: President Jean-Bertrand Aristide

Lawyer Fights for Those Who Others Would Shun – The Villager – by Jerry Tallmer – PDF

2002 Lawyer Fights for Those Who Others Would Shun He is such a pleasant-looking, agreeable type, which makes it all the more of a jolt when he says: “In my view, these people are a bunch of thugs” — the…
Read more

Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

, , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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…
Read more

International War Crimes

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Paul v. Avril – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1998

CCR continues to track the movement of a former Haitian dictator and to attempt to enforce a $41 million damage judgment against him. The decision in this case–the first in which any Haitian dictator or member of the Haitian military…
Read more

International War Crimes

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Paul v. Avril – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1997

CCR continues to track the movement of a former Haitian dictator and to attempt to enforce a $41 million damage judgment against him. The decision in this case–the first in which any Haitian dictator or member of the Haitian military…
Read more

International War Crimes

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Paul v. Avril – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1996

CCR continues to track the movement of a former Haitian dictator and to attempt to enforce a $41 million damage judgment against him. The decision in this case–the first in which any Haitian dictator or member of the Haitian military…
Read more

International War Crimes

, , , , , , , , , , ,

The INS Releases the Leader of Haiti’s Death Squad – Democracy Now Transcript

This weekend President Clinton released one of Haiti’s most feared leaders of Haiti’s death squad, Emanuel Constant. This happened two years after President Clinton used the brutality of Haitian government forces as a reason to attack Haiti. Possible reasons behind…
Read more

International War Crimes

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

National Lawyer’s Guild Speech Notes – PDF

1995 NLG Speech Draft I just want to cry and hug my friend Harold; my most moving moments with him on GTMO, in an HIV camp–a place from Dante’s 9th circle of Hell; warmest and most beautiful friend a person…
Read more

Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

National Lawyers Guild Program Honoring Michael Ratner – Speech Notes – PDF

1995 National Lawyers Guild Speech Notes I just want to cry and hug my friend Harold; my most moving moments with him on GTMO, in an HIV camp–a place from Dante’s 9th circle of Hell; warmest and most beautiful friend…
Read more

Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

, , , , , ,

Time for an Accounting in Haiti – PDF

1995 Time for an Accounting in Haiti Three years ago, after the U.S.S. Harlan County was turned around at Port-au-Prince by members of FRAPH, the Haitian paramilitary force went on the attack against people and organizations supporting the return of President…
Read more

International War Crimes

, , , , , , , , , , , , ,