Ellie Happel

Ellie Happel directs the Global Justice Clinic’s Project on Human Rights in Haiti’s Emerging Mining Sector. As of the summer of 2017, Ellie is also a Staff Attorney with the Global Justice Clinic. Ellie lived and worked in Haiti between 2012 and 2017 and returns frequently in connection with her work.

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In Haiti, legal empowerment is resistance against exploitation

By: Samuel Nesner & Ellie Happel

Social movements in Haiti are reimagining justice in order to fight back against exploitation by the mining industry.



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