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One more step towards the end of impunity
International Secretariat of Amnesty International, news release, 6 June 2001. The arrest of former military general Prosper Avril on 26 May could mark a step forward by the Haitian justice system in its struggle against impunity for human rights violations.
Coup d'état? Destabilisation? Pressure? What lies behind last weekend's assaults?
This Week in Haiti, Haïti Progrès, 1–7 August 2001. Heavily armed men dressed in the olive green uniforms of the disbanded Haitian Army launched simultaneous attacks on police stations around Haiti on the night of July 27 and the early morning hours of July 28.
Police clash with former soldiers on Central Plateau
This Week in Haiti, Haiti Progres, 25–31 December 2002. A special unit of the Company of Intervention for the Maintenance of Order (CIMO) carried out an attack from three helicopters, which dropped bombs on the camp of armed anti-government former soldiers in the rural hamlet of Pernal on the Central Plateau.
Haitian authorities seek to arrest activist
By Michael Deibert, Reuters, 15 January 2003. Authorities issued an arrest warrant for a former Haitian army colonel, Himmler Rebu, who has helped lead a wave of anti-government protests The Haitian army was disbanded by President Jean-Bertrand Aristide in 1994. Appended a brief critique of the news article.