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Further information on UA 336/91 (AMR 36/11/91, 11 October) - Haiti: fear of "disappearance" / extrajudicial execution: Camille Cesar, Camille Bazile

, Index number: AMR 36/020/1991

EXTERNAL (for general distribution) AI Index: AMR 36/20/91
Distr: UA/SC
25 October 1991
Further information on UA 336/91 (AMR 36/11/91, 11 October 1991) - Fear of
"Disappearance"/Extrajudicial Execution
HAITI:Camille CÉSAR, aged 52
Camille BAZILE
Following the arrest by members of the armed forces of Camille César and Camille
Bazile, in Port-au-Prince in the early days of the coup d'Etat between 30
September and 2 October, Amnesty International has learned that their bodies
were discovered at the morgue in Port-au-Prince. The bodies were
Amnesty International is concerned that both men, who were members of
Front National pour le Changement et la Démocratie (FNCD), National Front for
Change and Democracy, the political party which backed the candidacy of
President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, may have been extrajudicially executed.
FURTHER RECOMMENDED ACTION: Telegrams/telexes/faxes/telephone calls/airmail
- expressing concern at the apparent extrajudicial executions of Camille
César and Camille Bazile;
- asking that a full and impartial investigation be carried out into their
killings and that the results be made public;
- urging that those found to be responsible be brought to justice.
1) Prime Minister Monsieur le Premier Ministre
Maître Jean-Jacques HONORAT
Premier Ministre
Présidence de la République de Haïti
Palais National
Port-au-Prince, Haïti
Telegrams: Premier Ministre, Port-au-Prince, Haïti
Fax: + 509 34-1980
2) Minister of Interior and Defence Monsieur le Ministre
M. le Colonel Gracia JEAN
Ministre de l'Intérieur et de la Défense Nationale
Palais des Ministères
Port-au-Prince, Haïti
Telegrams: Ministre de l'Interieur et de la Defense
Nationale, Port-au-Prince, Haïti
Tel: + 509 22-9198 or + 509 22-1090
Telex: 20515 Dptindn
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3) Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces
Monsieur le Chef
Service d'investigation et de recherches anti-gang
Port-au-Prince, Haïti
Telegrams: Monsieur le Chef Service d'investigation et de
recherches anti-gang, Port-au-Prince, Haïti
173 N.W. 94 St
Miami, FL 33150
Monsieur le Président de la Chambre des Députés
Addemblée Nationale
Port-au-Prince, Haïti
Président du Sénat
Assemblée Nationale
Port-au-Prince, Haïti
and to diplomatic representatives of Haïti in your country.
PLEASE SEND APPEALS IMMEDIATELY. Check with the International Secretariat,
or your section office, if sending appeals after 6 December 1991.

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