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Rights Officials Demand Justice after Duvalier's Death

Human rights officials are lamenting the death of Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier as an affront to justice for his victims. Duvalier, well-known by the nickname "Baby Doc," died of a heart attack Saturday at the age of 63 without standing trial for abuses his regime allegedly committed from 1971 to 1986, including torture and extrajudicial killings. Pierre Esperance, who heads Haiti's National Network for the Defense of Human Rights, said the case against...

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