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Further information on UA 18/93 (AMR 36/03/93, 26 January) - Haiti: ill- treatment / legal concern: Jean-Emile Estimable (previously reported as Jean Emile), Direct Jean-Baptiste

, Index number: AMR 36/007/1993

Jean-Emile Estimable, a journalist with Radio Cacique, was granted provisional liberty on 2 February 1993. He had been arrested and accused of carrying pro-Aristide leaflets. He was reportedly severely ill-treated while detained in St Marc Prison and forced to pay 100 gourdes in order to stop the beatings. He is suffering from chest and stomach pains as a result.

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