Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Without Cholera Accountability, UN Violates Treaties

Though Haiti recently made it to the UN General Assembly’s agenda, the UN still isn’t taking responsibility for the cholera epidemic and not enough has been done to provide justice to the victims. At an anti-cholera protest in front of UN headquarters September 26th, IJDH Staff Attorney Beatrice Lindstrom explained how the UN is violating its treaties by not providing a remedy for cholera victims. Meanwhile, the Haitian government is also facing criticism for not doing enough to demand justice for cholera victims. Part of the article is below. Click HERE for the full text. Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic Reveals UN Defying Its Own Treaties Makini Brice, The Canal September 29, 2014 Haiti may be on the UN General Assembly’s agenda again, but the real confrontation with the Caribbean nation is set to take place in a nearby New York courthouse. Several groups have hit […]

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