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Half-Hour for Haiti: Celebrate, then Laugh

April 26, 2007 Update: Last night was Amanus Maette�s one-thousand-one-hundred-thirty-second night in prison- 3 years, one month and one week since his arrest on March 19, 2004.� Tonight he is home with his wife and daughter. On Tuesday, the trial court of St. Marc ordered the pre-trial release of Mr. Maette, a former Parliamentarian, and Hora Jean Baptiste (in jail since August 2005).� After a few technical glitches, the release orders were executed today. Click here for a photo essay on the release by Wadner Pierre. Mario Joseph, the lawyer for Mr. Maette and Mr. Jean-Baptiste, asked me to thank everyone who wrote on behalf of the political prisoners last week, or responded to the many alerts we have issued in this case (see Fighting for the Rule of Law in Haiti, an interview with Mario). Mario notes that he […]

The Former Deputy of St. Marc, Amanus Maette Is Released

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