Claude Rosier, a veteran militant. A former political
prisoner incarcerated for 11 years in different
centers of torture including Fort-Dimanche. Arrested
on November 2, 1966 in Petite Riviere de l’Artibonite,
he was sent the same day to the town of St Marc.
He was interrogated and tortured at the barrackS
on November 4, by Colonel Breton Claude and several
other members of the municipality such as, Charlotin
St-Fort, the chief officer and Arnoux Louis-Jeune,
the congressman. On November 5, Colonel Breton
Claude on his way back to Port-au-Prince took
Claude Rosier in his jeep to Fort-Dimanche. In
May 17, 1967 Rosier was miraculously transferred
to the National Penitentiary, thanks to Lieutenant
Francois Delvas’ appeal to Elois Maitre.
was sent back to Fort Dimanche for 10 days in
August of the same year and again in October 1,
1976 and he remained until his liberation on March
Rosier stayed in Haiti and resumed a normal life.
In February 1986, he was among the former political
prisoners who founded the league of former political
prisoners. (L.A.P.P.H). In 1991, he contributed
enormously to the realization of the galery of
photos of the Duvaliers’ victims.
exposition was organized by the Association of
parents of the victims (Pa bliye), which took
place at Port-au-Prince City Hall. Recently Claude
released his testimonial under the title of: Le
Triangle de la Mort – Journal d’un
prisonnier politique haitien. (The Triangle of
Death - A Haitian political prisoner's journal).
The book was published by Impremerie Henri Deschamps
– August 2003. In his book, Claude shares
his prison’s experience.