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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:Former President Aristide's Attorney: Washington Gave "Green Light" for Duvalier's Arrival in Haiti, While Blocking Aristide's Return
28 Jan 2011
BETWEEN THE LINES - A four-time winner of the Connecticut Associated Press Broadcast Award for Best Feature in the non-commercial category, this syndicated, half-hour program provides a platform for individuals and spokespersons from progressive organizations generally ignored or marginalized by the mainstream media. Between the Lines covers a wide range of political, economic and social topics.
Former President Aristide's Attorney: Washington Gave "Green Light" for Duvalier's Arrival in Haiti, While Blocking Aristide's Return

Interview with Ira Kurzban, attorney representing exiled Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, conducted by Scott Harris

The return of ex-Haitian dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier's to Port-Au-Prince on Jan. 16, caught his nation by surprise as most Haitians still struggle to recover from last year's devastating earthquake and deal with a disputed presidential election. The former "president-for-life" ruled Haiti from 1971, at the age of 19, until he was driven from power and into exile after a popular revolt in 1986. Both Jean-Claude and his father, Francois "Papa Doc" Duvalier who had led Haiti since 1957, have been accused of committing gross human rights violations and looting the impoverished nation's meager treasury..

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