Tag Archive: Puerto Rican Independence

Law and Disorder Radio – Guantanamo Hunger Strike – Supreme Court Justice John Roberts Confirmed – The Life of Constance Baker Motely – FBI Assassination of Filiberto Ojeda Rios – Al McCoy Brecht Forum Lecture on Torture – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Guantanamo Hunger Strike An under-reported story, hundreds of detainees are not eating and some are being force fed, intravenously or through nasal passages. Guest – Gitanjali Gutierrez, cooperating counsel with CCR’s Guantánamo Global Justice Initiative.          …
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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In re Juan Mari Bras – Puerto Rico – CCR Docket Spring 1994

In June 1992 the Puerto Rican Supreme Court ordered the release of dossiers compiled by the Police Intelligence Division and the Justice Department, even if they contained the names of undercover agents and informers who had helped gather information on…
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International War Crimes

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In re Juan Mari Bras – Native Americans/Indigenous Peoples’ Rights – CCR Docket Fall 1992

When Juan Mari Bras, a leading Puerto Rican pro-independence leader, went to pick up the files of his son, Santiago Mari Pesquera, he was given only an index card with a file number, and not the file. Santiago Mari Pesquera,…
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International War Crimes

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Soto v. Romero-Barcelo

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/soto-v-romero-barcelo-1983 Soto v. Romero-Barcelo was a case which brought suit to uncover FBI involvement in the killing of young pro-independence activists at Cerro Maravilla, Puerto Rico. The case led to substantial awards to plaintiffs and televised Puerto Rican Senate hearings…
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International War Crimes

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Alvarez v. FBI – Government Misconduct – CCR Document 1981-1982

Jose Alberto Alvarez, a long-time leader in the movement for Puerto Rico independence, a member of the Central Committee and an officer of the Puerto Rican Sociali st Party (PSP), was told after filing a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)…
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Civil Liberties

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Consejo Puertorriqueno Por la Paz, et al. v. F.B.I. – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1978-1979

In November, 1977, as a result of a Freedom of Information Act suit brought by several news reporters, the Federal Bureau of Investigation released thousands of documents pertaining to its nefarious COINTELPRO (Counterintelligence) Program. These documents revealed the existence of…
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Civil Liberties

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