The Downfall of Jean-Bertrand Aristide

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President Jean-Bertrand Aristide of Haiti was forced out of power by a countrywide uprising in February 2004. He had lost the support of both domestic and international backers. Hear from his lawyer Ira Kurzban who lived through that time.

(Photo: Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Credit: AP/Daniel Morel)

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Thu 27 Feb 2014 08:50 GMT

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