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BREAKING: CJA FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST FORMER HAITIAN MAYOR

March 23, 2017

On March 21st, 2017 the Center for Justice & Accountability (CJA) and pro bono co-counsel Dentons US LLP filed suit in federal court on behalf of three Haitian citizens who were violently persecuted for challenging corruption and brutality by their government.  Click here to learn more. 

Q&A: The Fight Against Somali War Crimes

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit will hear oral arguments on Wednesday over whether to uphold dismissal of human rights abuse claims brought under the Alien Tort Statute against Colonel Yusuf Abdi Ali, who controlled a region in northern Somalia during the regime of military dictator Mohamed Siad Barré in the 1980s.