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Recent News Articles
Almudena Bernabeu on Genocide, Justice, and Accountability
by Joanna HoffmanPeace is Loud
October 28th, 2015
CJA's Almudena Bernabeu discusses her work leading the prosecution against Guatemalan dictator Rios Montt, the challenges of addressing genocide and racism, and the future of justice for Guatemala, especially in light of Montt’s latest attempts to evade prison.
Torture Rebuttal Fails to Convince
by Dixon OsburnDaily Journal
October 22nd, 2015
CJA Executive Director Dixon Osburn discusses the book "Rebuttal," in a book review published in The Daily Journal.
Almudena Bernabeu and CJA Receive Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Award
by David MontgomeryWashington Post
On October 6, Almudena Bernabeu and CJA received the Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Award for our successful prosecution of several of the worst Latin American perpetrators of crimes against humanity.

Recent Press Releases
Judge Grants Extradition of Salvadoran Colonel Accused in Jesuit Massacre
February 5th, 2016
CJA states that ruling is essential step towards accountability that Jesuits and Salvadorans have demanded for so long.
Fourth Circuit Denies Immunity to Former Somali War Criminal
February 1st, 2016
Fourth Circuit rules in Warfaa v. Ali that Colonel Yusuf Abdi Ali is not immune from suit for the torture and attempted murder of CJA client Farhan Mohamoud Tani Warfaa.
Human Rights Groups Oppose Parole for Haitian Death Squad Leader Convicted of Mortgage Fraud in New York
Emmanuel “Toto” Constant, leader of Haitian paramilitary “FRAPH,” could be released as soon as June 2016, having served less than one third of his sentence.