Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

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Institute for Justice & Democracy In Haiti
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2018

  1. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: UK Parliament Inquiry Report on Sexual Abuse in the Aid Sector Recommends Solutions which Fail to Meet the Problems, August 1, 2018
  2. Pozisyon Biwo Avoka Entènasyonal yo (BAI) sou konjonkti sosyo-politik peyi a Nòt nimewo 1 pou laprès, July 17, 2018
  3. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Over 60 Human Rights Organizations Demand UN Stop Its Retreat from Accountability, July 16,2018
  4. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: IJDH and BAI to Present ‘A Stand Up for Justice and Democracy in Haiti,’ May 01, 2018
  5. The BAI Welcomes the UN’s Victims’ Rights Advocate Meeting with Victims of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in Haiti,” April 27, 2018
  6. “FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New Lawsuit Alleges TPS Denial Unlawful,” March 14, 2018
  7. Le BAI Dénonce la Nomination d’un Ex-Tortionnaire du coup d’état sanglant du 30 septembre 1991 au soi-disant Haut Etat-Major des Forces Armées d’Haïti, March 14, 2018
  8. The BAI Denounces the Appointment of an Ex-Torturer of the Bloody Coup d’Etat of 30 September 1991 to the So-Called High Command of the Haitian Armed Forces, March 14, 2018
  9. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The UN and Haiti Government Square Off in Impunity Championship, Haiti’s Poor Pay the Price, March 05, 2018
  10. IJDH Statement of Solidarity With the Haitian People and Condemnation of President’s White Supremacist Remarks, January 12, 2018

2017

  1. Ten Mothers of 11 Children Abandoned by UN Peacekeepers Bring a legal action to Recover Child Support and Establish Custody, December 11, 2017
  2. One Year After UN Apology, Cholera Victims Call Out Unfulfilled Promises, December 01, 2017
  3. DHS Distorts Law and Precedent to Ignore Glaring Facts on Haiti TPS , November 21, 2017
  4. Advocates welcome Deputy Secretary-General meeting with Haiti cholera victims, call for broad consultations, November 6, 2017
  5. Experts Call State Department’s Haiti TPS Assessment Divorced From Reality, November 6, 2017
  6. As UN Deputy Chief Heads to Haiti, Advocates Urge UN to Keep Promises to Cholera Victims, November 3, 2017
  7. As UN Closes MINUSTAH, Advocates Condemn Accountability Failures,October 11, 2017
  8. Cholera Victims to Protest as UN Security Council Lands in Haiti, June 21, 2017
  9. Advocates Decry UN Chief’s Lack of Urgency on Haiti Cholera , May 25, 2017
  10. 329 Organizations and Community Leaders Urge TPS Extension for Haitians —May 18, 2017
  11. Plaignant Nissage MARTYR est mort après qu’il a déposé plainte aux États-Unis contre Jean Morose VILIENA, ancien maire des Irois, pour Assassinat, Torture et Incendie — March 31, 2017
  12. Report: Troubling Weaknesses in Electoral System Overshadow Return of Constitutional Rule in Haiti — February 6, 2017 (English and French)
  13. Human Rights Lawyers Call Haitian Electoral Court’s Verification a Lost Opportunity — January 10, 2017 (English and French)
  14. Des avocats de Droits Humains exhortent le Gouvernement haïtien à dénoncer et à enquêter sur les menaces de mort proférées à l’encontre de Monsieur Pierre ESPERANCE, défenseur des droits humains en Haïti — January 3, 2017 (English and French)

2016

As Haitians observe International Human Rights Day, lawyers concerned that low turnout and voter exclusion indicate threats to Haitians’ right to vote — December 10, 2016
Victims & Advocates Commend Announcement of New UN Haiti Cholera Response — December 1, 2016
Press Advisory – UN Cholera Plan Announced — December 1, 2016
Advocates Denounce UN Chief’s Failure to Acknowledge Responsibility for Cholera — October 15, 2016
UN Chief Issues Historic Statement on Haiti Cholera, As Experts Call For A Robust UN Response to Victims — September 21, 2016
Following UN Admission of Responsibility for Haiti Cholera, U.S. Appeals Court Upholds UN Immunity — August 18, 2016
UN Admits Responsibility for Haiti Cholera — August 18, 2016
Haitian Mothers of Children Abandoned by UN Peacekeepers Initiate Paternity and Child Support Claims — August 3, 2016 (Français ici)
Civil Society Challenges UN Secretary-General Candidates to Take Accountability Pledge — July 28, 2016
Senators demand US lead on UN accountability and immediate action for Haiti cholera — July 25, 2016
Congresswoman Waters Deplores Three Years of UN Inaction on Haiti Cholera — July 7, 2016
Congress demands US leadership in addressing UN cholera fiasco — June 29, 2016
Attorney Mario Joseph explains to cholera victims the status of their case at a Federal Court of the United States — May 31, 2016
Haitian Cholera Victims Deliver 2,000 Personal Letters to United States Embassy — May 10, 2016
Diaspora Groups and Leaders Ask Kerry to Drop U.S. Resistance to Haiti Vote Fraud Inquiry — April 7, 2016
Leaked Report Highlights UN Recklessness and Cover up on Haiti Cholera — April 6, 2016
UN Human Rights Experts Demand Access to Justice for Victims of UN Cholera in Haiti — March 3, 2016
Cholera Victims’ Fight for Justice Reaches Appeals Court — March 1, 2016
PRESS ADVISORY: Appeals Hearing Set For UN Cholera Case — February 26, 2016
BAI dénonce la demande de Martelly pour une mission électorale de l’OEA — February 1, 2016 (English and French)
Advocates Call on UN to Prevent Troops from Introducing Cholera to Host Countries — January 29, 2016
Press Note on Elections Sit-In at U.S. Embassy — January 28, 2016 (English and French)
Over 140 Haitian-American Groups and Leaders Warn Kerry: Going ahead with fraudulent elections in Haiti “a recipe for unrest” — January 19, 2016

2015

BAI denonce le “show mediatique” du Comité de haut niveau concernant le choléra — December 22, 2015 (French and English)
Haitian Cholera Victims Send 2,000 Letters to UN Security Council — December 10, 2015
Lancement du « Forum National sur le Civisme et l’Ethique » par BAI et autres — December 2, 2015 (English here)
Violations systématiques des libertés des droits civils du peuple haïtien — November 11, 2015
BAI et IJDH lancent un service novateur pour les élections — October 23, 2015
Haitian Cholera Victims Tell UN to “Face Justice” — October 14, 2015
Ann kore elektè yo pou n kore demokrasi: Pak electoral la se vrè kontra sosyal mas pèp la — August 6, 2015
Human Rights Group Congratulate Victims on their Victory in Historic Murder Trial — August 3, 2015
154 Haitian-American Groups and Leaders Express Outrage at US and UN: Open Letter Calls for Just Response to Cholera in Haiti — July 9, 2015
UN Panel Says Peacekeeper Immunity Cannot Equal Impunity — June 23, 2015
Everyone Tells UN To Fulfill Its Legal Obligations to Haiti Cholera Victims — June 4, 2015 (Français ici)
Human Rights Groups Tell French President François Hollande: Haiti Needs Justice, Not Charity  — May 12, 2015 (Kreyol la, Français ici)
U.S. Ambassador Calling One-Man Rule in Haiti Constitutional is Incorrect, Dangerous — January 30, 2015
Rights Groups Urge Security Council to Address UN Cholera on Haiti Trip — January 22, 2015
Legal Experts Issue Briefing Paper on Haiti’s Current Political Crisis — January 9, 2015
As Haiti Commemorates Earthquake, UN Accountability Crisis Deepens — January 6, 2015

2014

UN Human Rights Committee concerned by overdue elections, lack of judicial independence, threats against human rights defenders, and forced evictions in Haiti — October 30, 2014 (English and French)
Hearing Held in UN Cholera Case — October 23, 2014
PRESS ADVISORY: Hearing Set For UN Cholera Case — October 8, 2014
Emmy Award for Haiti Cholera Documentary Leaves UN Nowhere to Hide, Lawyers Say — October 1, 2014 (English and French)
73 Haitian American Diaspora Groups and Leaders Urge President Obama to Create a Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program — August 18, 2014
U.S. Rep. Frederica S. Wilson Champions Haitian Family Reunification! — August 4, 2014
UN Chief Makes First Haiti Visit Since Cholera Introduction — July 14, 2014
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Released about Haiti’s Upcoming Elections — July 8, 2014
Bipartisan Leaders Urge Expedited Haitian Family Reunification — June 5, 2014
Scholars, Cholera Victims Tell Court UN Immunity Cannot Be Impunity — May 15, 2014
New report documents persecution against union activists and wage suppression in Haiti — April 16, 2014
United States Chooses UN Immunity over Justice in Haiti Cholera Case — March 10, 2014
UN Expert Calls for Accountability as Organization Ducks Cholera Suit — February 28, 2014
Human Rights Organizations Applaud Court’s Decision to Reinstate Human Rights Crimes against Jean-Claude Duvalier — February 21, 2014 (Français ici)
Online IJDH Haitian Art Auction to Support the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti — January 10, 2014
Surveys indicate earthquake victims who received housing subsidies under Haitian government’s housing program are still in crisis one year later — January 7, 2014
Haiti’s Mario Joseph Recognized for Working to Hold UN Accountable for Cholera — January 5, 2014

2013

Human Rights Lawyers Urge International Human Rights Commission to Denounce Pattern of Threats and Intimidation against Lawyers in Haiti — November 4, 2013
Human Rights Groups Denounce Illegal Arrest of Haitian Lawyer André Michel — October 24, 2013
Haiti Cholera Victims Sue UN for Gross Negligence — October 9, 2013
Mario Joseph Among Top 3 Human Rights Defenders — October 8, 2013
BAI/IJDH Petition IACHR to Protect Threatened Haitian Lawyer — September 12, 2013
Haitian lawyers request the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to investigate government’s role in suspicious death of Judge Jean Serge Joseph — August 6, 2013
Press Release – The BAI denounces religious leaders’ march against Haiti’s LGBT community — July 17, 2013
Extreme Prison Overcrowding and Lengthy Pre-trial Detention Continue in Haiti Despite International Court Order — July 3, 2013
Join IJDH’s staff attorney, Nicole Phillips, for a live teleconference from Port-au-Prince on Thursday, March 7, with an update from the Duvalier hearings. — March 6, 2013
Press Release : Jean-Claude Duvalier’s appearance in court today was a positive step towards justice — March 1, 2013
Court’s Order that Jean-Claude Duvalier Appear in Court is Another Victory for the Victims — February 8, 2013
Building Back Better Requires Justice and Haitian Participation — January 10, 2013

2012

Human Rights Day: Human Rights Groups Demand the UN Prove that Human Rights Are For All, Even Haitians — December 10, 2012
Press Release: Civil Society Groups Appeal to UN Secretary-General for Response to Haiti Cholera Claims -French — November 29, 2012
Press Release: Civil Society Groups Appeal to UN Secretary-General for Response to Haiti Cholera Claims — November 29, 2012
La Liberté de Presse en Haïti : Un Effet Dissuasif sur les Journalistes Critiques du Gouvernement — November 1, 2012
Freedom of Press in Haiti: Report finds Haitian journalists face death threats,intimidation, retaliation, and hindered access to information — September 27, 2012
Press Release: Justice Groups Urge UN Human Rights Official Visiting Haiti to Examine Rights Implications of the UN Cholera Epidemic — August 23, 2012
Press Release: Human Rights Groups and NGOs Support Congressional Call for UN Response to Cholera — July 18, 2012
Press Release: Human Rights Investigation Finds Forty-One Percent Of Families Relocated Under Haitian Government’s Housing Program Live In Worse Conditions Than Before The Earthquake — July 16, 2012
Press Release: International Campaign Launch for Housing in Haiti — July 3, 2012
Innovative Haitian Legal Advocate Honored for Pioneering “Victim-Centered Approach — June 5, 2012
Press Release: Nigel Fisher Concedes Band-Aid Approach is ineffective — May 10, 2012
Press Release: Security Council Members, Clinton Break with UN’s Policy of Denial on Cholera — March 14, 2012
Human Rights Groups Applaud U.S. Call for UN Accountability for Haiti Cholera — March 5, 2012
Press Release: International Women’s Day MINUSTAH Demonstration in Haiti (English) — March 5, 2012
International Women’s Day MINUSTAH Demonstration in Haiti Press Release (French) — March 5, 2012
Press Release: New York City Council Joins Chorus Urging a Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program — March 2, 2012
Press Release: Security Council, meeting in Haiti, Should Accept UN’s Responsibility for Cholera Epidemic — February 13, 2012
Press Release : Haiti Ratification of ICESCR — February 7, 2012
Published by IJDH: Check Out These Recent Articles From IJDH-BAI Staff! — January 24, 2012
Press Release: On Heels of Two-Year Commemoration of Haiti’s Earthquake, U.S. Representatives, Haitian Delegation and NGOs Focus on Reconstruction and U.S. Aid Efforts (HAWG) — January 23, 2012

2011

Press Release: Note de Presse sur le retour de Mr. Ronald Nelson (BAI, Française) — December 21, 2011
Comunicado de Prensa: Víctimas Haitianos del Cólera Dicen a la ONU: “Universal Significa Haitianos También” — December 8, 2011
Communiqué de Presse: Les Haïtiens Victimes du Choléra de l’ONU disent à l’ONU: “Haïti est aussi partie de la Déclaration Universelle des Droits Humains DUDH” (IJDH-BAI) — December 7, 2011
Press Release: Haitian Victims of UN Cholera Tell UN: “Universal Means Haitians Too” (IJDH-BAI) — December 7, 2011
Kominikie Lapres: Plis pase 5 mil Ayisyen Viktim Kolera ap pouswiv Nasyonzini nan lajistis, pou yo ka jwenn Jistis (IJDH-BAI). — November 8, 2011
Press Release: Over 5,000 Haitian Cholera Victims Sue UN, Seeking Justice (IJDH-BAI) — November 8, 2011
Communiqué de Presse: Plus de 5,000 Haïtiens Victimes du Choléra ont porté plainte contre l’ONU/MINUSTAH afin d’obtenir Justice et Réparation (IJDH-BAI). — November 8, 2011
Comunicado de Prensa: Más de 5.000 Haitianos Víctimas del Cólera Demandan a la ONU, en Busca de la Justicia (IJDH-BAI) — November 8, 2011
Press Advisory: Press Conference to Announce Developments in Accountability of the UN and MINUSTAH for Haiti’s Cholera Outbreak (IJDH). — November 7, 2011
ASESORÍA DE PRENSA: Conferencia de Prensa para Anunciar los Recientes Acontecimientos en la Búsqueda de Responsabilidad de las Naciones Unidas y MINUSTAH por el Brote de Cólera en Haití (IJDH). — November 7, 2011
KOMINIKE POU LAPRÈS: Konferans pou Laprès pou Anonse Devlopman nan Chache Responsabilize ONU/MINUSTAH pou Epidemi Kolera nan Ayiti. — November 7, 2011
AVIS AUX MEDIAS: Conférence de Presse pour Annoncer les Développements en Matière de Responsabilité de l’ONU/MINUSTAH dans l’introduction du Cholera en Haïti(IJDH). — November 7, 2011
Press Release: Massachusetts’ State Black and Latino Legislative Caucus Urges DHS Secretary Napolitano to Create a Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program to Save Lives and Help Haiti Recover (IJDH) — November 4, 2011
Press Release: Resolution Calling Upon the Department of Homeland Security to Create a Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program, which would Benefit Haitians Recovering from the January 12, 2010 Earthquake by Allowing Haitians with Approved Family-Sponsored Immigrant Visa Petitions to Come to the United States (IJDH) — November 3, 2011
Press Release: Massachusetts’ Congressional Leaders Urge DHS Secretary Napolitano to Save Lives and Help Haiti by Reunifying Haitian Families (IJDH) — Octo­ber 26, 2011
Press Release: International Human Rights Hearing on Housing Crisis in Haiti’s Displacement Camps (IJDH, CCR, TransAfrica Forum) — Octo­ber 24, 2011
HAITI’S HOUSING CRISIS: Results of a Household Survey on the Progress of President Michel Martelly’s 100-Day Plan to Close Six IDP Camps (IJDH-BAI) (University of San Francisco School of Law, Center for Law and Global Justice) — Octo­ber 13, 2011
Haiti’s Housing Crisis: Human rights investigation finds President Michel Martelly’s 100-day housing plan delivered no improvement to people in Haiti’s tent camps (IJDH-BAI) — Octo­ber 3, 2011
Create a Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program to Help Haiti Recover. End the Double Standard. — Septem­ber 29, 2011
Résolution soutenant la demande du départ immédiat et sans condition de la Mission des Nations Unies pour la Stabilisation d’Haïti (MINUSTAH) (IJDH-BAI: French) — Septem­ber 27, 2011
Press Release: The United Nations Should Hold MINUSTAH Personnel Accountable for Human Rights Violations to Haitians (IJDH-BAI) — Septem­ber 20, 2011
100 days into Michel Martelly’s presidency: Survey reveals government’s closure of camps conflicts with durable housing solutions proposed in housing plan (IJDH-BAI) — August 18, 2011
Press Release: Football over Families: Human Rights Groups Denounce Haitian Government’s Unlawful Eviction of Homeless Earthquake Survivors from Stadium (IJDH-BAI) — July 21, 2011
Civil Society Group Calls for Duvalier Victims to Seek Justice (IJDH-BAI, English) — July 20, 2011
Press Release: Human Rights Lawyers File Petition Against President Martelly’s Pick for Prime Minister (IJDH-BAI) — July 13, 2011
Press Release: Human Rights Groups Welcome Calls for Truth Commission to Support the Prosecution of Jean-Claude Duvalier (IJDH-BAI) — July 11, 2011
Communiqué de Presse: Le gouvernement d’Haïti continue d’expulser les survivants du tremblement de terre des camps des déplacés internes en dépit des recommandations de la Commission des droits de l’homme (IJDH-BAI, Center for Constitutional Rights, TransAfrica Forum, Riptide Communications) — June 20, 2011
Press Release: Haiti Government Continues Evicting Earthquake Survivors from Displaced Persons’ Camps despite Human Rights Commission Orders (IJDH-BAI, Center for Constitutional Rights, TransAfrica Forum, Riptide Communications) — June 16, 2011
Press Release: Volunteerism Encouraged on Children’s Day in Haiti (BAI) — June 12, 2011
Press Release: Human rights group sues mayor in Haiti for terrorizing earthquake victims during unlawful evictions (BAI) — May 31, 2011
Press Release: Lawyers Denounce Shortcomings in Conduct of Duvalier Prosecution (English, Original in French) — May 17, 2011
Press Release: Haitian TPS Extended and Redesignated (IJDH) — May 17, 2011
Press Release: BAI Files Complaint on Behalf of Duvalier Torture Survivor (IJDH-BAI:French) — May 16, 2011
Press Release: Criticizes Judge’s Handling of Duvalier Case (IJDH-BAI:French) — May 13, 2011
Communiqué de Presse: Investiture du Président élu: Le RNDDH est scandalisé par l’invitation lancée à l’ex-dictateur Jean-Claude Duvalier (IJDH: In French) — May 11, 2011
Press Release: Grassroots Groups Present Counter-Perspective on Haiti’s Human Rights Record (IJDH-BAI) — March 24, 2011
Press Release: International Human Rights Hearing on Rape Epidemic in Haiti (IJDH-BAI, MADRE, Women’s Link Worldwide, KOFAVIV) — March 23, 2011
Aristide’s Return to Haiti — March 17, 2011
Aristide’s Return to Haiti: Prominent Lawyers and Law Professors Urge U.S. to Respect Human Rights (IJDH) — March 16, 2011
Press Release: Haiti’s March 20 Runoff Elections Defy Democracy and Violate the Will of the Haitian People (IJDH) — March 16, 2011
Recon­struct­ing Democ­racy: Joint Report of Inde­pen­dent Elec­toral Mon­i­tors of Haiti’s Novem­ber 28, 2010 Elec­tion (IJDH and part­ners) — Feb­ru­ary 20, 2011
Human Rights Group Notes that Haiti’s Electoral Council Did Not Approve Run-off Elections (IJDH) — Feb­ru­ary 7, 2011
19 Haitian and International Groups Call on Obama Administration to Cease Pressure on Haiti to “Arbitrarily Change” Election Results — Feb­ru­ary 1, 2011
Human Rights Groups Call for Immediate Arrest of Jean-Claude Duvalier (IJDH-BAI: English, French) — Janu­ary 17, 2011
One Year After Earthquake, Displaced Haitians Ask for Stop to Forced Evictions from Camps — Jan­u­ary 11, 2011
What Do Threats of Forced Evic­tion Look Like Before An Evic­tion: Vic­tims Sto­ries from Haiti’s Inter­nally Dis­placed Per­sons (IDP) Camps — Jan­u­ary 11, 2011
“Our Bod­ies Are Still Trem­bling”: Hait­ian Women Con­tinue to Fight Against Rape (IJDH) — Jan­u­ary 10, 2011
One Year After the Earth­quake: Haitians Still Liv­ing in Cri­sis (IJDH) — Jan­u­ary 10, 2011
New Report on Sexual Violence in Haiti One Year After the Earthquake — Jan­u­ary 10, 2011
Legal Victory for Haitian Women and Girls — Jan­u­ary 5, 2011
Inter-American Human Rights Commission Sets Unprecedented Recommendations for Haitian Government to Address Wave of Sexual Violence in Displacement Camps — Jan­u­ary 4, 2011

2010

Bureau des Avocats Internationaux (BAI) Condemns Fraud on Election Day (English and French) — Decem­ber 15, 2010
Rights Groups Denounce U.S. Government’s Decision to Resume Some Deportations to Haiti Amid Spiraling Cholera Outbreak and Worsening Humanitarian Situation (IJDH, CCR, Alternative Chance) — December 13, 2010
Haiti Needs New, Credible Elections Run By A New, Credible Electoral Council — Novem­ber 29, 2010
IJDH Releases Comprehensive Report: Haiti’s November 28 Elections: Trying to Legitimize the Illegitimate — Novem­ber 23, 2010
Haiti’s November 28 Elections: Trying to Legitimize the Illegitimate (IJDH) — Novem­ber 22, 2010
Haiti Government Directed to Stop Evictions without Safe Shelter for Earthquake Survivors — November 18, 2010
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Recommendations to the Government of Haiti for Precautionary Measures (IACHR) — Novem­ber 16, 2010
Rights Groups Testify Before Inter-American Commission and File Legal Request on Unlawful Forced Evictions in Haiti — Novem­ber 2, 2010
Peti­tion for Precautionary Measures Submitted to the IACHR (Redacted) (IJDH and Part­ners) — November 2, 2010
IJDH to Testify Before Inter-American Commission on Unlawful Forced Evictions in Haiti — Octo­ber 20, 2010
IJDH Submits Legal Petition Calling for Immediate Action to Confront the Crisis of Violence Against Haitian Women and Girls — Octo­ber 20, 2010
Advocates Testify Before Inter-American Commission on Unlawful Forced Evictions in Haiti (English and Kreyol) — Octo­ber 20, 2010
Haitian Civil Society Organizations and Earthquake Survivors Protest Renewal of UN Peacekeeping Mission — Octo­ber 15, 2010
The Bureau des Avocats Internationaux Criticizes Haitian Government Response Nine Months After Earthquake — October 11, 2010
Human Rights Investigation Finds Desperate Conditions in Haiti’s Tent Cities — Sep­tem­ber 20, 2010
“We’ve Been For­got­ten”: Con­di­tions in Haiti’s Dis­place­ment Camps Eight Months After the Earth­quake (IJDH) — Sep­tem­ber 15, 2010
Internally Displaced Haitians Faced with Forced Expulsions and Looming Hurricanes will Beat Pots and Pans to Protest Horrific Conditions in Camps — Sep­tem­ber 2, 2010
Internally Displaced Haitians Faced with Forced Expulsions and Looming Hurricanes will Beat Pots and Pans to Protest Horrific Conditions in Camps — August 26, 2010
Haiti Earthquake Survivors Peacefully Demonstrate to Call Attention to the Forced Expulsions and Horrific Conditions in Camps — August 12, 2010
American Bar Association Unanimously Adopts Resolution Calling for the Human Rights of Earthquake Victims to be Upheld — August 11, 2010
(Press Conference in Haiti) Human Rights Groups Release Report on Crisis of Sexual Violence — August 3, 2010
IJDH Releases Major Report on Violence Against Women and Girls in Haiti — July 28, 2010
Rape in Haiti: Report Released on Violence Against Women and Girls in Haiti — July 27, 2010
Our Bod­ies Are Still Trem­bling: Hait­ian Women’s Fight Against Rape (IJDH) — July 27, 2010
IJDH Commends USCIS Decision to Extend Deadline for Haitians to Apply for Temporary Protected Status — July 13, 2010
Challenges Facing Haiti’s Justice Sector: Prepared for Congressional Briefing (IJDH) — July 13, 2010
Report Issued on the Role of the International Community in Ensuring Fair Elections in Haiti — July 5, 2010
The International Com­mu­nity Should Pres­sure the Hait­ian Government for Prompt and Fair Elections (IJDH) — June 30, 2010
Haitian Women’s Rights Activist Leaves Camp for Displaced People to Testify before the UN Human Rights Council — June 7, 2010
Senators Call for Immediate and Urgent Action to Protect the Women of Haiti — May 27, 2010
U.S. Delegation Finds Inadequate Response, and “Victim-Blaming” Approach to Rapes in Haitian Displacement Camps (English) — May 17, 2010
Press Release: Selon une délégation américaine, la réponse aux viols dans les camps de personnes déplacées en Haïti est inadéquate et rend les victimes responsables de leur agression (Versión en Francés) — May 17, 2010
New Site Supports Pro Bono Immigration Efforts for Haitians — May 5, 2010
Rights Groups Testify about Haiti and Human Rights at Inter-American Commission (English Version) — March 23, 2010
Les organisations de Droits Humains témoignent au sujet d’Haïti post-séisme par devant la Commission inter-Américaine des Droits Humains CIDH (Version Français) — March 23, 2010
Neglect in the Encamp­ments: Haiti’s Sec­ond Wave Human­i­tar­ian Dis­as­ter (IJDH) — March 23, 2010
Groups Call for Respect for Human Rights, Accountability at Haiti Donors’ Conference — March 18, 2010
Funeral to Honor Haiti’s Dead at Mass Burial Site, Aristide Foundation and BAI (press release) — January 29, 2010
Response of the BAI to Interrogation of Mr. Evens Jeune (press release) — March 15, 2007

2006

A La Veille Des Elections En Haiti, Des Citoyens Haitiens Et Quatre Groupes De Droits Humains Saisissent Un Recours Contre Les Etats-Unis, Haiti Et La Republique Dominicaine Pour Avoir Mis Fin A La Democratie En Haiti Par Le Coup D’etat Du 29 Fevrier 2004 — February 2, 2006
NATIONAL LAWYERS GUILD WELCOMES THE LIBERATION OF HAITIAN POLITICAL PRISONER REV. GERARD JEAN-JUSTE — January 31, 2006

2004

IJDH human rights report 7/26/04 — July 26, 2004

2003

Hait­ian Women’s Fight for Gender Justice (IJDH) — December 1, 2003

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