Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Cholera Appeal Reaches Larger Audiences

As of the latest tally in April 2015, cholera had killed 8,927 Haitians and infected approximately 740,000. The recent appeal filed against a NY Federal Judge in the cholera case is reaching larger audiences, spreading awareness about UN culpability in causing and not effectively recompensing for this 2010 outbreak in Haiti. Click HERE for the full article. Haiti cholera plaintiffs appeal ruling Kim Ives, Liberation June 4, 2015 On May 27, lawyers representing thousands of Haitian cholera victims filed an appeal against Federal Judge J. Paul Oetken’s Jan. 9, 2015, decision that the United Nations is legally immune from prosecution for importing cholera into Haiti and unleashing an epidemic which has killed about 9,000. Lawyers from the Boston-based Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti (IJDH), the San Francisco-based Center for Law and Global Justice, and the Miami-based firm of […]

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