Haiti – Justice: The lawyers on strike for almost 2 months
Following the work stoppage of the lawyers of the Court of First Instance (TPI) of Port-au-Prince https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-25953-haiti-news-zapping.html, since October 9th, because of violence perpetrated by members of the National Police of Haiti (PNH) against members of their profession, Clamé Ocnam Daméus, the Commissioner of the Government because of the disturbances that it provokes at the level of the judicial system, wrote to the President of the Bar Association to
Letter of Clamé Ocnam Daméus:
“Mr. Staley Gaston
President of the Bar Council
Bar Association of Port-au-Prince
In his offices
I present you my compliments and have the honor to address you to a formal meeting between the Council of the Order and the Commissioner of the Government of Port-au-Prince, with a view to discuss the situation of the crisis between the Procuratorate of Port-au-Prince and the Lawyers; What Disrupts the Collaborative Relationships Between the Two Institutions and to Consider Leaders, the Modalities of Guidance to the Protagonists Towards an Honorable Exit, Profitable, and in Accordance with the Best Interests of the Nation.
I hasten to inform you that This request is part of the process of finding a solution for this crisis, for the purpose of the final resumption of activities and the need for collaboration between these two organizations. This essay is essential to reduce some of the major challenges facing the judiciary, including the scourges of prolonged pre-trial detention, the fight against corruption and insecurity.
Clamé Ocnam Daméus
Government Commissioner “
Moreover, Friday, November 30 at Jean Roody Aly, Minister of Justice, Questioned on the Strike of Lawyers Who Affected the Judicial System for 2 Months that despite this strike, the government's substitutes commissioners continued to make their indictments …
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