Letter to President William Clinton

No response was ever received.

76 Market Street, Apt. D5
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861-4445
April 18, 1995

President William Clinton
The White House
Washington, DC 20500

Dear Mr. President:

I am attaching, for your attention, my letters of April 5, 1995 to the State Department's Human Rights Bureau and April 4, 1995 to the United Nations Committee Against Torture. I have also included my April 1 letter to the FBI's Somerset, NJ office.

As a long-time victim of torture and other cruel, inhuman, degrading treatment inflicted by Federal and State agents in the course of a "covert operation," I have been utterly unable to obtain the equal protection of the law. Perhaps even more deplorable is the extent to which government-instigated interference has prevented me from obtaining effective advocacy, at home and abroad. In my efforts to achieve these ends, I have not received a response to any letter I have written since 1991. I am held in virtual incommunicado isolation.

Now that the United Nations Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment enjoys treaty status under the Constitution, may I not expect investigation of my complaint? The treaty mandates provision of an effective remedy for violations. What must I do to achieve such a remedy?

Law enforcement is the domain of the Executive Branch of government. This is my fourth letter to the White House since last November. Either directly or through channels, I deserve a response. Under Law, Treaty, and Constitution, I deserve, and continue to demand, action.

Yours truly,
(original signed)
James H. Graf

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