Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Dr. Paul Farmer featured on DemocracyNow!

July 14, 2011- Dr. Paul Farmer, founder of Partners in Health, board member of IJDH and a long-time health and human rights advocate in Haiti, who is now working with President Clinton as the U.N. deputy special envoy for Haiti is featured in an extensive DemocracyNow! interview.

Click HERE to see it in its entirety.

The following are highlights from the show:

– Dr. Farmer comments on the latest WikiLeaks documents about how U.S. policies have destabilized Haiti. Click HERE

– He was asked directly to respond to The Nation exposé describing the deplorable conditions of Clinton Foundation-funded emergency relief trailers in Haiti, and how they compare to other emergency shelters that he has seen over his many years of experience in the country. Click HERE

– He also talks at length about President Clinton, and his happiness at Clinton’s apology for his harmful practices involving the importation of U.S. rice to Haiti during the 1990’s. He says, “I felt a sense of great relief just hearing him say that. I felt grateful for it as an American. Click HERE

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