Subject Files, 1964-2008, undated, bulk 1980-2006

89 boxes
Scope and content:

The Subject Files series is the largest series in the collection, documenting a wide variety of NCHR's work in Haiti, the US, and the Caribbean. Important sections include files on individuals such as Jean-Bertrand Aristide and Prosper Avril, Haitian migrant workers in the Bahamas and the Dominican Republic, "Boat People" and interdiction, elections and judicial reform in Haiti, Guantanamo and Krome detention centers, police reform, HIV and AIDS, other human rights groups working in Haiti including Caribbean Rights, the Haitian Center for Human Rights (CHADEL), Komité National du Kongrés des Mouvements Démocratiques(KONAKOM), Ligue des Anciens Prisonniers Politiques Haïtiens(LAPPH), and Physicians for Human Rights. The Subject Files series may overlap with many of the other series in the collections.


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