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Veye Yo Denounces “Electoral Coup d’état” of August 9th

Miami-based community organization Veye Yo has called a press conference for September 1 to denounce the “electoral coup d’état” of August 9. Below is the text. Click HERE for the pdf. Press Release A press conference will be held on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 10:30 AM the Veye Yo office located at 39 NW 54th Street, Miami Florida to denounce the electoral coup d’état of August 9, 2015 concocted by the outgoing United States Ambassador, Pamela White together with the corrupt regime of Michel Martelly. The majority of the people were prevented from voting for fear of their lives. Some people were killed, others were wounded at the hands of members of Mr. Martelly’s gangs shooting their AK-47s and other lethal weapons at the polling places. Ballot boxes were thrown out in the streets. Goons belonging to Martelly’s party were […]

Press Conference on pending deportations from the Dominican Republic

NEW YORK STATE SENATE OFFICE OF SENATOR JESSE HAMILTON 20th District FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Brooklyn, NY – June 25, 2015 CONTACT: Ean Fullerton (718) 284-4700 (347) 770-5054 MEDIA ADVISORY Senator Jesse Hamilton, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, Council Member Mathieu Eugene, and Council Member Laurie Cumbo to Hold Press Conference on Dominican Republic Deportations on Friday, June 26th at 12:00 pm, Steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall Press Conference: Standing in solidarity with people of Haitian descent threatened by mass deportation from the Dominican Republic WHO: NYS Senator Jesse Hamilton Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams NYC Council Member Mathieu Eugene NYC Council Member Laurie Cumbo WHAT: Press Conference on pending deportations from the Dominican Republic WHEN: Friday, June 26 at 12:00 pm WHERE: Steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall 209 Joralemon St, Brooklyn, NY 11201 Brooklyn, NY – Senator Hamilton, BP […]

Ann ayiti: Mizajou sou ka kolera a (English Included)

Mario Joseph, avoka chef Bureau des Avocats Internationaux te fè yon konferans pou li mete laprès ajou sou dosye kolera nou an. Le 27 me, nou te depoze agiman nou kont Nasyonzini poutèt kolera yo te pote ayiti a. Le 3 jwen, 86 ekspè ak òganizasyon dwa moun te depoze “amicus” an konjonksyon avèk agiman apèl nou yo. Sa se yon gwo demonstrasyon de sipò ke kominote entènasyonal la komanse genyen pou jistis viktim kolera yo. Mario Joseph, Bureau des Avocats Internationaux June 18, 2015   English transcript: The reason we called the press here today is to inform the press about the progress we’ve made in the cholera litigation. We would also like you to remain informed about BAI’s current fight for justice for cholera victims. We were before a federal judge in the Southern District of New York, and on the 9th […]

Cholera Suit Filed 10/9/13

Today, October 9, 2013, we filed a complaint against the UN in NYC Federal Court!  A press conference on the case will be held at 11:30am at Center for Constitutional Rights, 6th Floor 666 Broadway, Manhattan, NY Here’s a link to the live stream of the conference, for those who can’t make it to New York:

Press Conference In Haiti – American and Haitian Organizations Blast Relief Aid Discrimination Against “Street Children”

Haitkaah Social Justice Project 108 High Street, Randolph, MA 02368 Haiti: 011-509-3848-1558 US: 781-492-3552 Contact: Lynn Currier Haiti: 011-509-3848-1558 US: 781-492-3552 On Haiti’s Day of the Child, American and Haitian Grassroots Organizations Will Celebrate the Haitian “Street Kids” and Hold a Press Conference to Expose How the Heavily Funded NGO’s are Discriminating Against These Most Vulnerable Children Orphaned Before the Jan.uary 12th Earthquake. On June 4, 2010, Haiti’s Day of the Children at 1:00, Haitkaah Social Justice Project will sponsor a large celebration of Haitian “street children” at Rebeccas Kindergarten (Kore Timoun Office) 87 Route Pist, Delmas 3, Haiti. Approximately 100 children living on the streets of Haiti, who have not received any of the relief aid sent by the American people via UNICEF, Save the Children or Feed the Chldren, will come to particpate, be registered, and […]

Human Rights groups to file Petition against the United States, Dominican Republic and the Interim Government of Haiti for overthrowing Haiti’s democracy in 2004

Human Rights groups to file Petition against the United States, Dominican Republic and the Interim Government of Haiti for overthrowing Haiti’s democracy in 2004 Press Conference February 2, 2006 Remarks of Brian Concannon Jr. Director, Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti I’d like to give a brief introduction to this case, then introduce you to the other participants, after which we’ll take your questions.  My name is Brian Concannon, I am the director of the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti.  I worked in Haiti on human rights issues from 1995-2004, first with the UN, later with the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux, a group of lawyers established by the constitutional governments to help human rights victims pursue cases in Haitian courts. We started preparing this petition in August of 2004, 6 months after Haiti’s February 29, 2004 coup […]

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