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  1. News - World - HAITI

    Haiti’s ‘Baby Doc’ answers questions in hearing

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 09:29am by Associated Press at Port-Au-Prince

    ... and tortured under his regime. They also asked him about a prominent journalist who went into exile. The steamy courtroom was packed with journalists, observers and Duvalier supporters. The crowd, however, remained quiet overall, though the absence of a speaker system made it difficult to hear court discussions. Thousands were imprisoned, tortured or killed for opposing Duvalier’s regime. He ...

  2. News - World - HAITI

    I gave Haitians a decent life, saysex-dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... and of complicity in murder, torture and kidnapping. The issue at stake in Thursday's hearing was whether the statute of limitations on the alleged human rights abuses has expired. Duvalier, 61, said ... in ruins and engulfed by corruption. It is my turn to ask, 'what have you done with my country?' The judge at one point told Duvalier he was accused of ordering illegal arrests, torture ...

  3. News - World - HAITI

    Haiti’s ‘Baby Doc’ summoned to court after no-show

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 10:43am by Associated Press in Port-Au-Prince

    ... returned to Haiti in early 2011 from 25 years in exile. Thousands were imprisoned, tortured or killed during Duvalier’s 1971-1986 regime for opposing the government. He was ousted in a popular ... tortured by agents of Duvalier’s regime urged the judge on Thursday to have the former leader arrested for not showing up in court. It was the third time that the ruler ignored the court, for which ...



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