Tag Archive: Protest

Disarm Education Fund v. NY Convention Center Development Corp. – Government Misconduct – CCR Fall Docket 1992

In January 1992, two days before a large rally to support the independence and sovereignty of Cuba, the New York State Javits Convention Center tried to renege on its contract with rally organizers. Javits personnel claimed that the rally sponsors,…
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Civil Liberties

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Guatemalan at Harvard is Accused of Human-Rights Abuses – Washington Post – by Christopher B. Daly

CAMBRIDGE, MASS., JUNE 6 — Hector Alejandro Gramajo, former defense minister of Guatemala, was confronted today outside the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and served with U.S. court papers charging him with flagrant human-rights abuses in his country….
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International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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United States v. Saade and Zenon – Puerto Rico – CCR Docket 1984-1985

In 1974 the United States Navy transferred its military bombing range in Puerto Rico from the island of Culebra to the island of Vieques, imposing severe restrictions on many Vieques residents who made their living from the fishing industry. Island…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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United States v. Saade and Zenon – Puerto Rico – CCR Docket 1981-1982

On January 19,1980, the United States Navy began massive ship-to-shore target practice on the island of Vieques, in Puerto Rico. Protesting this activity and not deterred by the severe sentences that had been meted out against previous Vieques protestors, the…
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Civil Liberties

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United States v. Drummond and Rutherford – Criminal Justice – CCR Docket 1981-1982

On May10,1980, Edwin Drummond and Stephen Ruther­ford, experts in architectural climbing, an art they refer to as “buildering,” climbed the Statue of Liberty to draw attention to the case of a former California Black Panther Party (BPP) member, Geronimo Pratt….
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Civil Liberties

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United States v. Berkan

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/united-states-v-berkan United States v. Berkan is a criminal case in which the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) represented Judy Berkan, Bishop Antulio Parilla Bonilla, Salvador Tió, and William Andrés Trevathan and sought to appeal their convictions after their participation in…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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