Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

April 2014 Update

  Quick Links: ~Our Website ~Donate Now ~Generate Justice for BAI ~United States Chooses UN Immunity over Justice in Haiti Cholera Case ~Haiti: New Class-Action Lawsuit Seeks Compensation From UN For Cholera ~Les avocats de Duvalier rejettent l’arrêt de la cour d’appel ~Haiti’s Shadow Sanitation System ~Duvalier attorney in Haiti files appeal ~Top Ten Reasons to Install Clean Water in Haiti ~Pri pou 2 avoka k ap goumen pou dwa moun an Ayiti! ~Column: Unfinished business in Haiti ~UN Accountability for Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic ~Haiti cholera plan drags as rain begins Other Links: Click here to Generate Justice for BAI and the countless number of Haitians BAI serves. Please consider donating today and continue your support for the critical work you help us do. Consider making a donation to IJDH. Volunteer on a project, forward this to a friend, find us on Facebook or Twitter, attend an event, or read more […]

March 2014 Update

  Quick Links: Our Website Donate Now Urgent Action: Thousands More at Risk of Forced Eviction 65 Congressmen demand UN accountability for cholera Create long-delayed Haitian family-reunification program Local nonprofit up against the UN for Haiti Vision Toward a New Sovereign Haiti (event) Florida groups criticize UN over cholera lawsuit Human Rights Organizations Applaud Court’s Decision to Reinstate Human Rights Crimes against Jean-Claude Duvalier (Français ici) Victims applaud Haitian court decision on Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier Haitian-American Elected Officials Urge U.S. to Protect Cholera Victims’ Rights Human rights lawyers will be honored for Haiti work Reinstatement of criminal case against Duvalier a momentous victory for Haitians United States Chooses UN Immunity over Justice in Haiti Cholera Case Other Links: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s9wWt-QddTg&feature=em-share_video_user Click here for more on the Duvalier case. On March 7, 2014, the State Department decided to intervene on the UN’s behalf in the cholera case. […]

La Cérémonie Salem et l’histoire du BAI/IJDH

Cet article décrit très bien ce qui s’est passé dans la cérémonie Salem Awards le 23 Mars 2014. L’auteur parle de l’histoire du BAI et IJDH, l’histoire du Salem Awards, et qui a parlé lors de la cérémonie. Les avocats Mario Joseph et Brian Concannon honorés aux Etats-Unis pour leur travail en droits humains en Haiti Jane Regan, AlterPresse 27 mars 2014 Salem, Massachusetts, Etats-Unis, 27 mars 2014 [AlterPresse] — Mario Joseph, directeur du Bureau des avocats internationaux (Bai) et Brian Concannon, directeur de l’Institut pour la justice et la démocratie en Haïti (Ijdh), partenaire du Bai, ont reçu le 22e « Salem Prize » pour leur travail en Haïti et aux Etats-Unis, en faveur des droits humains et de la justice. Le Salem Prize, est un prix accordé tous les ans par un jury du Salem award foundation for human rights & social […]

Seremoni Salem Awards la ak istwa BAI/IJDH

Atik sa dekri trè byen sa-k te pase nan seremoni Salem Awards la 23 mas 2014. Otè a pale de istwa BAI ak IJDH, istwa Salem Awards la, e kiyès ki te pale nan seremoni a. Pri pou 2 avoka k ap goumen pou dwa moun an Ayiti ! Jane Regan, Haiti Liberte 24 mas 2014 Devan yon piblik entènasyonal ki te gen politisyen etzinizyen, jounalis, militan dwa moun ak plizyè sanmi Ayiti; dimanch swa, Salem Award Foundation for Human Rights & Social Justice te onore de (2) avoka k ap goumen pou dwa moun an Ayiti avèk yon pri ki sonje kouraj kèk moun te genyen nan vil sa a nan lane 1692, pandan yon seri pwosè kont swadizan “sorcières” kote otorite yo te touye 20 moun. Mario Joseph, direktè Bureau des Avocats Internationaux (BAI) nan Port-au-Prince, ak Brian Concannon, direktè […]

Brian Concannon & Mario Joseph Hailed “Heroes” in Salem

This article describes the Salem Award ceremony of March 23, including Brian and Mario’s presentation, background on the two, and dignitaries present at the ceremony. Salem Award honors Haitian heroes Tom Dalton, The Salem News March 24, 2014 SALEM — Two lawyers who have taken on everyone from military strongmen to the United Nations in their fight for the poor of Haiti were honored yesterday with the 22nd annual Salem Award for Human Rights and Social Justice. Mario Joseph and Brian Concannon received the award in an afternoon ceremony before a packed ballroom at the Hawthorne Hotel. “Mario and Brian are the most courageous, persistent and effective human rights activists I have met during 30 years of working in Haiti…” Dr. Paul Farmer, cofounder of Partners in Health, a leading health organization in Haiti, wrote in introductory remarks read to […]

Brian Concannon, Mario Joseph Honored for Human Rights Work

BAI’s Mario Joseph and IJDH’s Brian Concannon have won the Salem Award for human rights, to be presented at a ceremony March 23, 2014 in Salem, MA. This article summarizes the history of Brian and Mario’s partnership, BAI/IJDH, and why the pair was nominated for this award. Human rights lawyers will be honored for Haiti work Staff, Boston Haitian Reporter March 6, 2014 On Sunday, March 23rd, community activists will gather at the Hawthorne Hotel in Salem to celebrate the 22nd annual Salem Award for Human Rights and Social Justice. The award will be presented to Mario Joseph and Brian Concannon, Jr. in recognition of their work to promote human rights in Haiti. Joseph and Concannon have been working to strengthen the rule of law in Haiti for the past two decades. Their journey began at the Bureau des Avocats […]

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