UN accuses Haiti of terror campaign

Port-au-Prince - The United Nations and a Roman Catholic relief organisation, the Catholic Justice and Peace Commission, accused the Haitian army and a far-right paramilitary group, the Front for the Advancement and Progress of Haiti (Fraph), of waging a campaign of terror and murder in the country.

The front has been spreading its reach throughout Haiti, leaving a trail of violence against sympathisers of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, ousted in a 1991 coup. 'Fraph is the only political movement whose members have been linked to assassinations and rapes,' a UN spokesman said. The Justice Commission accused the front of terrorising the Cite Soleil slum. AP