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AHP News – August 24, 2005 – English translation (Unofficial)     ———————————————————————— The General Directorate of the PNH affirms its intention to put an end to the “lynching” of Haitians in the populist districts: the police spokesperson affirms that she has no precise information on the tragedy at Grand’ Ravine ———————————————————————— Port-au-Prince, August 24, 2005 (AHP)- The General Directorate of the national police expressed serious concern Wednesday at the repetition of acts of “lynching” of individuals considered, it said, to be dangerous criminals. In a press release  signed by police Director General Mario Andrésol, the PNH said that while it recognizes the right of populations to self-defense, it is obliged to point out to them that the practice of popular justice constitutes a violation of the penal code and an act against public order that can be subject to […]

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