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Haiti: Dropping Jean-Claude Duvalier case 'a disgrace'

Headline Title:  Haiti: Dropping Jean-Claude Duvalier case 'a disgrace' 31 January 2012 Haiti’s judicial authorities have dealt yet another blow to the victims of former leader Jean-Claude Duvalier, Amnesty International said today after the criminal case against the former “president-for-life” for grave human rights violations was dropped.An investigating judge in Port-au-Prince yesterday announced that Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier will not stand trial for alleged crimes against humanity – including torture, disappearances and extrajudicial executions – but only for embezzlement…

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