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Human rights in Haiti

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Human Rights and International Organizations.

Human rights in Haiti

hearing before the Subcommittee on Human Rights and International Organizations of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, first session, April 17, 1985.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Human Rights and International Organizations.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil rights -- Haiti.,
  • Haiti -- Politics and government -- 1971-1986.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Haiti.,
  • Haiti -- Foreign relations -- United States.

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    Distributed to some depository libraries in microfiche.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 98 p. ;
    Number of Pages98
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17667622M

    Report of the independent expert on the situation of human rights in Haiti, Gustavo Gallón Summary Gustavo Gallón, independent expert on the situation of human rights in Haiti, appointed in June by the Human Rights Council, proposes shock treatment for certain key aspects of the human rights situation in the country, which he considers.   Julian Vigo is a scholar, film-maker and human rights latest book is Earthquake in Haiti: The Pornography of Poverty and the Politics of Development (). She can be reached at Author: Julian Vigo.   Pathologies of Power uses harrowing stories of life?and death?in extreme situations to interrogate our understanding of human rights. Paul Farmer, a physician and anthropologist with twenty years of experience working in Haiti, Peru, and Russia, argues that promoting the social and economic rights of the world’s poor is the most important human rights 5/5(5).


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This book tells the story of two brave human rights lawyers--one Haitian and one American--who, armed with law books, work with the poor and disenfranchised in Haiti to right these wrongs/5(5).

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