Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Pleadings & Sample Expert Affidavits

Pleadings, etc. Motion to Stop Haitian Deportations Sample Expert Affidavits OPL Activist/Election Worker Continuing Dangers Following Haiti’s Democratic Transition General Political Activist Women Lavalas Supporter/Official:   a. grassroots supporter b.Lavalas Supporter by Thomas Griffin, Esq   c.Local official/grassroots activist Police Officer:   a. Police Officer

Haiti Prison Ailment Traced to U.S. Rice

By Jeb Sprague , Haitianalysis Jan 17, 2007 HAITI: Mysterious Prison Ailment Traced to U.S. Rice Jeb Sprague and Eunida Alexandra* NEW YORK, Jan 17 (IPS) – A newly released investigation into the deadly scourge of Beri-beri in Haiti’s National Penitentiary uncovered evidence that the clash between the manufacturing process used in U.S. processed rice and the traditional Haitian rice cooking method has been killing poor young men behind bars and leaving others morbidly ill. By early 2006, firefights brought on by Haitian National Police and United Nations incursions into the capital’s poorest neighborhoods had become commonplace. The raids, deemed “operations” by authorities, and reportedly designed to flush out criminal gangs, often resulted in high civilian causalities. In a recent scientific study in the British medical journal The Lancet, done through random spatial sampling, it was estimated that 8,000 people were killed in […]

Haiti Human Rights Investigation (Center for the Study of Human Rights, University of Miami School of Law)

By Thomas Griffin, Center for the Study of Human Rights, University of Miami School of Law   Click HERE to see the PDF version    

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