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Further information on UA 429/93 (AMR 36/36/93, 9 December) - Haiti: fear for safety: Antoine Momplaisir Noel, Gelin Nemorin, Pierre Rodrigue Jean, Auguste Pierre, St Alert Jules, Charlemagnes Desamour, Voicius Lebrun (released); Pierre Wilner Jean-Baptis

, Index number: AMR 36/038/1993

The first seven of the above-named have reportedly been released. Laurent Joseph, Pierre Wilner Jean-Baptisteand Pilloge Carlo have apparently been transferred to prison and are awaiting the outcome of a trial which began on 13 December 1993. A further six Haitians have been taken into police custody; they were among 84 asylum-seekers intercepted by the US Coast Guard on 10 December 1993.

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