Archive for the ‘Duvalier’ Category
By James Burke from Amnesty International’s team in Port-au-Prince.
We probably should have known something strange was happening when the room holding our press conference was already full 15 minutes before we were due to begin – the press are not always known for their promptness.
Unusual as [...]
(Port-au-Prince) – The prosecution of the former dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier represents a landmark opportunity for the Haitian justice system to address some of the worst crimes in Haiti’s past, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.
Dear Madam Secretary,
We write to urge the United States to support the government of Haiti in its decision to move forward with the prosecution of the former dictator Jean‑Claude Duvalier for grave violations of human rights.
(Port-au-Prince) – The government of Haiti should be encouraged and supported in its decision to move forward with the prosecution of the former dictator Jean‑Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier for grave violations of human rights, Human Rights Watch said today at the end of a mission to the country.