Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Florida State Rep. Asks for Action Against DR in Letter to President Obama

In an open letter to President Obama, Florida State Representative Daphne Campbell demands action on behalf of her Haitian and Haitian-American constituents in the ongoing DR citizenship crisis. She requests that the US government denounce the Dominican Republic’s actions and institute sanctions against them until they redact their new citizenship laws. Click HERE for the original letter. Florida House of Representatives, Representative Daphne Campbell, District 108, RE: Dominican Republic Consequences for Human Rights Violations 21 July 2015 Dear Mr. President: RE: Dominican Republic Consequences for Human Rights Violations It is with the greatest degree of sadness that I am writing this letter on behalf of the voiceless Haitians in Dominican Republic. As a Florida State House Representative, with 65% of my District either Haitian or of Haitian descent, I feel a complete and unrelenting sadness for the suffering of my constituents […]

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