Crime/Justice

Americas – Haiti’s Baby Doc may be tried for crimes against humanity – France 24


A decision on whether to try Duvalier, who is also known as “Baby Doc,” will be made after a member of the three-judge panel interviews plaintiffs and senior Duvalier regime officials about allegations of human rights abuses and embezzlement.

His lawyers said they will appeal the ruling.

The court said Duvalier, 62, could be charged with committing human rights abuses because there is no statute of limitations on such crimes, overturning a lower court ruling. via – France 24

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