Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Press Release: International Tribunal on Haiti

For Immediate Release Third Session of International Tribunal to be held on March 11 at Florida International University in Miami, Florida US, French, Canadian, Haitian and UN officials and officers indicted Report of Commission of Inquiry, headed by Ramsey Clark, to be presented Verdicts to be forwarded to the International Criminal Court The third session of the International Tribunal on Haiti will be held on March 11, 2006 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Florida International University in Miami. Witnesses at the Tribunal will include recently released political prisoner Father Gérard Jean-Juste, who will testify about his ordeal in Haiti’s jails; Duclos Benissoit, former head of the taxi drivers union; Agnes Mentor, a former Presidential security officer who witnessed hooded Haitian policemen massacre over a dozen people on Oct. 26, 2004; and Dr. Evan Lyon, a colleague of Dr. […]

Preliminary Report of the Commission of Inquiry (International Tribunal on Haiti)

First Inquiry: Octobe 6-11, 2005 COIReport 

Target Another Judicial Official Involved in Persecution

September 20, 2005 There are three big upcoming Haiti events, the first two in Washington DC: on Thursday, September 22, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation will present a panel discussion, “ Haiti: The Time For Action Is Now,” as part of its 35th Annual Legislative Conference at the Washington Convention Center, room 202B, from 12:30-1:30. On Friday, September 23, the International Tribunal on Haiti will come to order at 7PM at George Washington University, 1957 E St. NW. The third event will take place in dozens of communities worldwide, in support of demonstrations that day in Haiti: the September 30, International Day of Solidarity with Haiti. There are 22 22 confirmed events in four countries outside of Haiti so far, and many others developing. For more information, or to organize your local event, email Bishop Thomas Gumbleton has issued […]

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