The return of Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier to Haiti provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for justice. But we need your help to make sure that Duvalier’s victims obtain the day in court they deserve.
Jean-Claude Duvalier was one of the last century’s most notorious despots. For fifteen years, from 1971 to 1986, he terrorized Haiti. His army and the dreaded Tonton Macoutes death squad systematically beat, imprisoned, tortured and killed Duvalier’s political opponents and anyone who challenged his thugs’ authority. He looted hundreds of millions of dollars while the Haitian people starved.
The Government of Haiti needs the support of the international community, including the United States and Canada, to see the prosecution through.
For more information, see the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti and the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux at www.HaitiJustice.org.