Friday, October 17, 2008

Demand for Return Lovinsky Pierre-Antoine:Kidnapped Haitian Human Rights Defender

On August 12, 2007 Lovinsky Pierre-Antoine was kidnapped. He is a Haitian Human Rights Defender. Every Thursday since May 8, 2008 a Vigil has been held on Wilshire and LaCiegna in Beverly Hills, California for his immediate safe return.

According to literature, thousands have signed a petition for this Human Rights Defenders immediate safe return, including actors Danny Glover, Martin Sheen, and Vanessa Redgrave, and author George Lamming. Danny Glover also spoke a an Lovinsky event last November.

Amnesty International reports on the Lovinsky situation and his colleague, Wilson Mesilien who is in hidding.

Maxine Waters US Congresswomen is one of the concerned people from around the world that has appealed the Haiti's President Rene Preval and to the United Nations.

Lovinsky is a member of the Aristide's Lavalas movement and was abducted after a meeting with a United States Human Rights Delegation visiting Haiti. Lovinsky is the co-founder of Fondayson Trant Septanm for victims of the 1991 and 2004 coups.

For more information about this subject go to:

Crossroads Women's Centre
PO Box 86681
Los Angeles, Ca 90086

Lovinsky advocates for single mothers and street children, the Fondayson Trant Septanm, the organization Lovinsky co-founded holds weekly vigils.

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