Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Fr. Gerard Jean-Juste interviewed on Flashpoints, KPFA

Flashpoints can be heard via the internet at www.flashpoints.netWednesday, April 6, 2006On Flashpoints today at 5:00 PM (PST) and 8:00 PM (EST):

Flashpoints Correspondent Kevin Pina interviews Father Gerard Jean-Juste
from Miami where he is currently undergoing chemotherapy to treat his
leukemia. Father Jean-Juste was designated a prisoner of conscience by
Amnesty International after his second arrest and incarceration in
Haiti and before his conditional release on humanitarian grounds.

Jean-Juste discusses in detail the false charges made against him by the
U.S.-installed and U.N.-backed government of Gerard Latortue. The
Latortue regime falsely accused the 63 year-old Catholic priest of
involvement in the kidnapping, torture and brutal murder of a Haitian
journalist.

Jean-Juste also addresses the assassination of journalist Jean Dominique
and renewed accusations against persons affliated with Jean-Bertrand
Aristide’s Lavalas movement made by Dominique’s widow and a dubious
press rights organization named Reporters Without Borders (WSF). He
also discusses new allegations of Aristide’s role in state-sponsored
violence in Haiti raised by a newly released film, “Ghosts of Cite
Soleil.”

This and more coming up tonight on Flashpoints. Be sure to listen in at
www.flashpoints.net

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