Representative of Haiti's Court of Appeals at the Superior Council of the Judicial Power (CSPJ) Judge Durin Junior Duret. Photo credit: Durin Junior Duret's Facebook account

CAP-HAITIEN — The mounting opposition to PM Ariel Henry is looking to install Judge Durin Junior Duret from the Court of Appeals as the head of a 3-member presidential council that also includes former senator and rebel leader Guy Philippe and Francoise Saint-vil Villier from the religious sector– National Spiritual Council of Churches (CONASPEH).

Duret, a judge appointed in 2014 to lead the investigation into crimes committed by former President-dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier, failed to submit a report of his work on the case since 2014, according to Avocats Sans Frontieres Canada.

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Onz Chery is a Haiti correspondent for Go West Now. Chery started his journalism career as a City College of New York student with The Campus. He later wrote for First Touch, local soccer leagues in New York and Elite Sports New York before joining Go West Now in 2019.