Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

UNITED FRONT OF THE HAITIAN DIASPORA TO DEPLOY AN ELECTION OBSERVATION MISSION TO HAITI FOR THE 2016 ELECTIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE United Front Washington DC, September 10, 2016: UNITED FRONT OF THE HAITIAN DIASPORA TO DEPLOY AN ELECTION OBSERVATION MISSION TO HAITI FOR THE 2016 ELECTIONS The United Front of the Haitian Diaspora will deploy an Election Observation Mission for the general elections of the Republic of Haiti, scheduled for the 9 of October, 2016. The UF, working under the guidance of the Haiti’s Conseil Electoral Provisoire (CEP), will assess the elections against national law and international principles for elections contained in regional and international law and standards. “The UF EOM’s presence will show the United Front of the Haitian Diaspora’s commitment to participate in the affairs of Haiti and the conduct of inclusive, transparent and credible elections in Haiti. The UF will not just focus on the election days, but on all aspects of the electoral process, including […]

Protect the Rights of Human Rights Observers

May 24, 2005 Half Hour For Haiti: Protect the Rights of Human Rights Observers Thank you for everyone who responded to last week’s appeal for UN protection of demonstrations on Flag Day. The UN peacekeepers did, in fact, provide security for the demonstrations, and as a result no one was killed during the protests. Unfortunately, Haitian police fired at people going home after the demonstrations, killing at least one. Yvon Neptune, the subject of the May 3rd alert, is still alive, but still in prison. His condition continues to get worse (updates are available under “Recent News” at www.ijdh.org). This week’s action is to protect human rights observers. The issue has become particularly acute over the last two weeks, because the Haitian government will not let journalists visit Yvon Neptune. This is a continuation of a policy instituted in early […]

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