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October 2014 Update

Quick Links: Our Website Donate Now Advocates, Florida delegation push immigration program to help rebuild Haiti Reports Sent to UN Human Rights Committee How Can You Help with Cholera Advocacy (Action Alert) Stop the Political Persecution of Aristide and Fanmi Lavalas Once And for All DOCUMENT- HAITI: Camp Residents Attacked, More at Risk (Action Alert) Emmy Award for Haiti Cholera Documentary Leaves UN Nowhere to Hide, Lawyers Say (press release) Haïti-Choléra : BAI, Haïti bénéficiera d’une audience auprès du Tribunal fédéral de Manhattan… The UN let off peacekeepers involved in a Haitian boy’s rape Will Haiti Cholera Victims See UN in Court? Death of U.S.-Backed Ex-Dictator “Baby Doc” Duvalier Won’t End Haitian Victims’ Quest for Justice Haiti: The truth must not die with Jean-Claude Duvalier “Un procès du régime Duvalier serait un remède à l’impunité” Lawsuit Against U.N. on the Spread of Cholera […]

Haiti in a Time of Cholera Wins Emmy

September 30th, “Haiti in a Time of Cholera” won an Emmy for Outstanding Investigative Journalism. This is a unique opportunity to draw attention to the still-ongoing cholera epidemic in Haiti and the United Nations’ lack of accountability for the epidemic its peacekeepers caused. Part of the article is below. Click HERE for the full text. Haiti Cholera Documentary Wins Emmy The Haitian Times October 3, 2014 A documentary about the Haiti cholera epidemic won an Emmy® Award for Outstanding Investigative Journalism in a News Magazine on Sept.30. Fault Lines: Haiti in a Time of Cholera, which was produced by Al Jazeera media network, looked at the United Nations’ (UN) refusal to comply with its own legal obligations in the face of overwhelming evidence that it introduced cholera to the small island country. “This Emmy leaves the UN nowhere to hide from justice,” Mario Joseph, managing […]

Al Jazeera Cholera Documentary Wins Emmy

Haiti in a Time of Cholera won an Emmy for outstanding investigative journalism. This blog post summarizes the Al Jazeera America documentary about the cholera epidemic in Haiti and the lack of UN accountability. The documentary and part of the post are below. Click HERE for the full text. Al Jazeera America Documentary on Cholera Outbreak in Haiti Wins an Emmy Ansel Herz, The Stranger October 2, 2014 Fault Lines – Haiti in a time of cholera by hakomasong Hey, people, guess what? Justice isn’t dead! The team behind a really great, little-noticed Al Jazeera America documentary about who caused a cholera outbreak in Haiti just won an Emmy for outstanding investigative journalism. The documentary traces the outbreak to United Nations peacekeepers, who were supposed to be protecting Haiti’s population.   Click HERE for the full text.

Haiti Cholera Emmy Leaves UN Nowhere to Hide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Joseph, Av., Bureau des Avocats Internationaux, (in Haiti), mario@ijdh.org, +509-3701-9878 (French, Creole, English) Brian Concannon, Jr., Esq., Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti, brian@ijdh.org, +1-541-263-0029 (English, French, Creole) Beatrice Lindstrom, Esq., Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti, beatrice@ijdh.org, +1-404-217-1302 (English, Creole, French) Emmy Award for Haiti Cholera Documentary Leaves UN Nowhere to Hide, Lawyers Say Al Jazeera America Film Documents UN Refusal to Comply With Its Own Laws (Port-au-Prince and Boston, October 1, 2014)—Lawyers representing victims of the UN-introduced cholera epidemic in Haiti applaud the awarding of the News Emmy for Outstanding Investigative Journalism to Al Jazeera America for Fault Lines: Haiti in A Time of Cholera. The lawyers noted that the distinguished award, announced in New York on September 30, exposes the UN’s refusal to comply with its own legal obligations in […]

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