Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Journalists Witness Secret Deportations from the DR

The Haitian-Dominican Malpasse border has attracted international media outlets and journalists to document the Dominican deportation crisis. So far, “secret” deportations have been orchestrated at the early morning hours and away from potential witnesses. However, the Haitian government has no formal arrangement to receive the deportees and lacks adequate support systems for them, leaving these repatriated individuals without any place to go.

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6 Things I Have Observed at the Malpasse Border Between Haiti and the Dominican Republic

Etant Dupain, Woy Magazine

June 20, 2015

Malpasse is the biggest border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Malpasse is located 1 hour away from Port-au-Prince, and is the site of the majority of the trade between the two countries. I arrived at the border on June 17th in, the evening, after the registration deadline given by Dominican immigration to the Haitian immigrants expired. I am here with my team, Kombit Productions, and we have partnered with various international media outlets to cover what is going on.

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