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12 Mar 2014 description

Contact: Brian Concannon, Jr., Esq., IJDH Director, brian@ijdh.org, +1-617-652-0876 (English, French, Kreyol)

Advocates regret missed opportunity to stand up for justice

07 Dec 2011 description

Contacts:
Mario Joseph, Av., Bureau des Avocats Internationaux, (in Haiti), mario@ijdh.org, +509-3701-9878 (French, Creole, English)
Maria-Elena Kolovos, Bureau des Avocats Internationaux (in Haiti), mariaelena@ijdh.org, +509-4688-9968 (English)

For Human Rights Day 2011, cholera victims urge respect for Haitians’ human rights

10 Nov 2011 description

Con­tacts:

Brian Con­can­non, Jr., Esq., Insti­tute for Jus­tice & Democ­racy in Haiti, brian@ijdh.org, +1–541-263‑0029, (anglais, français, créole)

Mario Joseph, Av., Bureau des Avo­cats Inter­na­tionaux, (en Haïti), mario@ijdh.org, +509‑3701-9878, (créole, français, anglais)

Ira Kurzban, Esq., Kurzban, Kurzban, Weinger Tet­zeli & Pratt P.A., ira@kkwtlaw.com, +1–305-992‑3356 (anglais, espagnol)

08 Nov 2011 description

Tuesday, November 8, 2011, New York, Port-au-Prince — On Thursday, November 3, 2011, over 5,000 Haitians, all victims of cholera or relatives of victims, submitted claims to the United Nations (UN) and the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), for damages from MINUSTAH’s October 2010 introduction of cholera into Haiti. The cholera epidemic has killed over 6,600 Haitians and sickened over 475,000 to date. The epidemic is ongoing.

Attorneys deliver claims requesting compensation and constructive action for the UN’s introduction of cholera to Haiti

10 Jan 2011 description

Contact:

Regine Theodat, Esq., regine.theodat@gmail.com, +509 3 885-7413 (Port au Prince, Haiti)

Thomas Griffin, Esq., griffin@msgimmigration.com, (215) 925-4435 (Philadelphia, PA)

Nicole Phillips, Esq., nicole@ijdh.org, +509 3 419-0888 (Port au Prince, Haiti)

Brian Concannon, Esq., brian@ijdh.org, (617) 652-0876 (Boston, MA)

One year after the earthquake - Haitians still living in crisis

Human rights …

20 Sep 2010 description

Human rights investigation finds desperate conditions in Haiti's tent cities

September 20, 2010; Boston, MA - Eight months after Haiti's devastating earthquake, more than 1.3 million Haitians continue to live in makeshift tent camps without adequate shelter, food or sanitation, according to a report released today by the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH). The report, titled "We Have Been Forgotten": Conditions in Haiti's Displacement Camps Eight Months After the …