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An Evening to Commemorate the Life and Work of Jean Léopold Dominique

co-hosts: Jonathan Demme and Edwidge Danticat
events include:   Screening of a 30-minute segment of a documentary “work-in-progress” on the life of Mr. Dominique by acclaimed director Jonathan Demme
  Presentation of the Michael S. Hooper Award for Human Rights to Michèle Montas
  Ms. Montas dialogue with guests
  Cocktail reception
when: Sunday, December 10, 2000
5:00 pm
where: The World Room 
Third Floor
The Graduate School of Journalism 
Columbia University
Broadway and 116th Street 
New York City

All proceeds from this event will support the ongoing work of both Radio Haiti and NCHR.

Benefit Committee Co-Chairs Jonathan Demme, Academy Award Winning Filmmaker 
Edwidge Danticat, Award Winning Author
Benefit Committee
(as of November 3, 2000)
Eddy Bayardelle
Dr. Joseph Baptiste
Robert Bookman
Taylor Branch 
Muzaffar Chishti 
The Honorable David N. Dinkins
Joel Dreyfuss
Danny Glover
Walter Mosley
Rick Nicita
Jean Jean-Pierre 
Randall Robinson 
Peter Saraf
Edward Saxon
Steven Van Zandt
Amy Wilentz
Daniel Wolff
NCHR Board of Directors  
Eddy Bayardelle Chair
Director, Philanthropic Program, Merrill Lynch
Joseph Carraha Spektrum of NY, Inc.
Muzaffar Chishti Director of the Immigration Project of the Union of Needletrades, Industrial, and Textile Employees (UNITE)
Jonathan Demme Academy Award Winning Filmmaker
Josh DeWind Director of the International Migration Program, Social Science Research Council
Ira Gollobin Immigration Attorney
Mark Handelman Executive Vice President, New York Association for New Americans
Cheryl Little Executive Director, Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center
Fr. Guy Sansaricq Director, The Haitian Apostolate
Edward Saxon Academy Award Winning Filmmaker
Edith Tiger Former Director of the National Emergency Civil Liberties Committee
Robert Varenik Director of Protection Programs for the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights
Bishop Thomas Wenski Chairman, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Miami Director of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network Clinic


  NCHR Pays Tribute to Jean Léopold Dominique
  Event Photos
  An Alumna Stands Firm in Haiti article in 116th & Broadway
  Press Release:
NCHR to Honor Slain Journalist & Fellow Human Rights Activist
Program & Benefit Committee
  Printable Donation Form
  Jean L. Dominique
  Michèle Montas
  Michael S. Hooper
  Eulogy by Jonathan Demme
  The Sound of Silence, Killing the Hope in Haiti by Jean Jean-Pierre
  Gunmen Kill Haiti Radio Journalist - AP
  Haiti Presidential Advisor Shot and Killed - Reuters
  US Troubled by Journalist's Murder
  Assassination of Radio Haiti Inter Director - AHP
  OAS Press Release on Dominique's Assassination
  Haitians Fear for Homeland After Slaying
  Leading Haitian Radio Figure Shot to Death Outside Station

Radio Commentator Shot Dead

  Diplomat: Shooting in Haiti Has Lesson
  Well-Known Journalist Gunned Down at Radio Station
  The Return of the Dark Days
  Journalist's Murder Points to Haiti's Slide into Chaos
  Reporters Without Borders Report on Press Freedom in 2001
  Journalists Unite
  Montas' Columbia University Classmates Demand Justice for Dominique
  500 People Rally in Protest of Journalist's Killing in Haiti, Report Says
  Haitians Mourn Assassinated Writer
  Violence Follows Funeral for Slain Haitian Journalist
  Haiti Journalists Protest Attacks
  Station of Slain Haitian Journalist Again on Air
  Voice of Slain Journalist Echoes in Haiti
  Haitian's Widow Vows to Press On
  Free Haiti Fundraiser in Memory of Murdered Journalist
  Racked by Violence, Haiti Prepares to Vote in Controversial Election
  Jean Dominique
Haiti Inter Fait le Point:
Dany Toussaint prend-il les enfants du bon dieu pour des canards sauvages?
  A quand la prochaine victime?
Michèle Montas, 3 novembre 2000


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