Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

IJDH Update on Recent Political Harassment of President Aristide


Haiti’s former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide was summoned to a judicial hearing in Port-au-Prince on August 13, 2014. The Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH) has received many questions about this situation.

Brian Concannon, IJDH Executive Director, and Nicole Phillips, IJDH Staff Attorney based in Port-au-Prince, held a conference call on August 14 to provide information on the current legal situation, the historical context, and some insight into how the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux (BAI) and IJDH propose to respond.  BAI Managing Attorney, Mario Joseph, is representing President Aristide.

Thank you to all who joined the call. For those who missed it, a recording is available. Dial Playback Number (712) 432-1219 and follow the instructions using Meeting ID 416-399-999 and Reference Number 1. If you don’t have time to listen to the entire call at once, you can press 4 to rewind 1 minute, 5 to pause/resume playback, and 6 to fast forward 1 minute.

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