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Report of the independent expert on the situation of human rights in Haiti

Report of the independent expert on the situation of human rights in Haiti

Gustavo Gallón
February 7, 2014

The following is a report by Gustavo Gallón, independent expert on the situation of human rights in Haiti, appointed in June 2013 by the Human Rights Council. The independent expert carried out a mission to Haiti in September 2013, to Port-au-Prince and Jacmel.

In his report, Gallón identifies five main problems that contribute to the commission of human rights violations in Haiti and require urgent action including social inequality, the plight of detainees, the weakness of the rule of law, human rights violations committed in the past, and the impact on human rights of the disasters that have hit Haiti.

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