Tag Archive: Torture

In the Matter of Fuentes – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket 1988-1989

Rosa Maribel Fuentes, a Salvadoran woman, living in Washington, D.C., works for the Na­tional Federation of Salvadoran Workers. CCR is assisting her in seeking political asylum, for she is certain that if she is deported to El Salvador she will…
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International War Crimes

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De Negri v. Republic of Chile – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket 1988-1989

July 2, 1986, was a fateful day for two Chilean teenagers, Carmen Gloria Quintana and Ro­ drigo Rojas de Negri. De Negri, who had spent most of his life in exile in Washington, D.C., had returned to Santiago as a…
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Sanchez v. Reagan – International Law – CCR Docket 1986-1987

In May 1984, while the International Court of Justice (the World Court) was issu­ing a preliminary restraining order against the United States for its illegal actions against the government and people of Nicaragua, CCR attorneys were arguing in a federal…
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Sanchez v. Reagan – International – CCR Docket 1984-1985

While the International Court of Justice (the World Court) was issuing a preliminary restraining order against the United States for its illegal actions against the government and people of Nicaragua in May 1984, CCR attorneys were arguing in the U.S….
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Sanchez v. Reagan – International Law – CCR Docket 1985-1986

While the International Court of Justice (the World Court) was issuing a preliminary restraining order against the United States for its illegal actions against the government and peo­ple of Nicaragua in May 1984, CCR attorneys were arguing in a federal…
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Filártiga v. Peña-Irala

https://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/fil-rtiga-v-pe-irala On April 6, 1979, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, Filártiga v. Peña-Irala was filed on behalf of Dr. Joel Filártiga and Dolly Filártiga charging former Paraguayan official Americo Peña-Irala with the wrongful…
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