Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

FRAKKA declaration on forced evictions in Haiti

the Force for Reflection and Action on Housing (FRAKKA) November 5, 2012 The following is a declaration from the Force for Reflection and Action on Housing (FRAKKA) about recent, violent evictions of displacement camps in and around Port-au-Prince. Founded after the earthquake, FRAKKA is a coalition that advocates for secure and dignifying housing for all, and for an end to unlawful forced evictions. The statement was originally issued in Kreyol; this is an English translation, first posted to the website of the Under Tents housing rights campaign.   Legal bandits break, burn tents and sexually assault woman in Camp Lamèfrape On Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 11am, Cabaret Police Inspector Paul Joachin led a police caravan, including several civil police officers with guns, to camp Lanmèfrape located on Highway #1 in Titanyen. On arrival, the police burned 192 tents, destroyed 40 other tents that people had begun […]

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