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Amnesty International Denounces Slow Proceedings in Investigation Against Duvalier

February 20, 2016 marked the two year anniversary of the re-establishment of accusations of crimes against humanity against former president Duvalier. On this day, Amnesty International published a press release denouncing the slow development of the lawsuit against J-C Duvalier. The report draws attention to the continued delay in the Appeals’ judge investigation against Duvalier, which was started 2 years ago, and it demands that the new interim government ensure the investigation against Duvalier continues. Cliquez ICI pour la version française. Haiti: Move Ahead with Ex-Dictator Case, Don’t Let Political Instability Interfere with Justice Amnesty International February 21, 2016 The current critical political situation in Haiti should not be used as an excuse to deny justice to the victims of human rights violations during the regime of Jean-Claude Duvalier, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, FIDH, and Lawyers Without Borders Canada […]

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