INDEPENDENT COMMISSION OF INQUIRY CONTINUES WORK IN HAITI
May 13, 2002
Commission of Inquiry (ICI), made up of three international jurists:
Amb. Roberto Flores Bermúdez, Chair, Dr. Nicholas Liverpool, and
Dr. Alonso Gómez Robledo Verduzco, members,
will continue, as of May 13, 2002 its investigative mission in
Haiti on the events of December 17, 2001 and their aftermath.
The members of the Independent Commission of Inquiry will remain in
Haiti until May 23, 2002.
During its stay, the
Independent Commission of Inquiry will continue meeting with Haitian
officials and with all segments of Haitian society that might be helpful
in bringing the mission to a conclusion.
It will also visit Cap-Haïtien and les Cayes to meet with victims
and visit the premises and
houses that were looted and set on fire.
It will also hold interviews with local authorities.
The doors of the office
of the Independent Commission of Inquiry, which has been in operation at
4, rue François à Musseau, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, since April 8, 2002,
will remain open to all interested parties. It is headed by Dr. Bertha Santoscoy, Executive Secretary and
spokesperson for the Independent Commission of Inquiry.