Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Haitian Community to Demonstrate at Sentencing of Death-Squad Leader Constant in New York

Haiti Support Network (HSN) 1583 Albany Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11210 (718) 421-0162 � For Immediate Release:�Contact: May 14, 2007�Ray Laforest, 646-352-1705 ������Lauren Melodia, 212-614-6464 � Haitian Community to Demonstrate at Sentencing of Former Haitian Death-Squad Leader Toto Constant at State Supreme Court in Brooklyn On Tuesday, May 15, 2007 from 8 to 9 a.m., Haitians will picket outside the Supreme Court of New York at 320 Jay Street in Brooklyn to demand that the judge sentencing former death-squad leader Emmanuel “Toto” Constant for mortgage fraud apply the maximum penalty possible. Emmanuel “Toto” Constant was a CIA agent and terrorist leader of the death-squad FRAPH during Haiti’s 1991-94 coup d’�tat, which claimed the lives of 5000. He fled from Haiti to the United States in December 1994 when a Haitian court issued a warrant for his arrest for murder and torture. […]

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