Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Haiti Cholera Case is an Innovative Approach to Justice

Our case against the UN for its lack of accountability for Haiti’s cholera epidemic has been called “the most serious challenge yet” to international organization immunity. We couldn’t do it without a network of allies who also want to see justice for Haiti’s cholera victims. The article below features an interview with one of those allies, Jack Regan of the WilmerHale, which collaborates on the case pro bono. Click HERE for the full text. Georges v. UN: An Innovative Approach to Justice for Haiti BBA Week May 1, 2015 Five years ago, the island nation of Haiti was struck by a catastrophic earthquake, killing hundreds of thousands of people. Months after the 2010 disaster, Haiti faced another threat: cholera. Suddenly, an island that had never had a cholera outbreak in its recorded history was facing one of worst epidemics in […]

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