Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti


IJDH & BAI are frequently interviewed on television and radio and are regularly quoted and profiled in the written media both in Haiti and internationally. Below are recent media highlights featuring IJDH & BAI’s work and perspectives:

Haiti missionary sentenced to 23 years for child sex abuse, by David McFadden, Associated Press, July 24, 2018
Pèlerin 5 : le Bureau des avocats internationaux va porter plainte contre les autoritésLe Nouvelliste, July 19, 2018

If Haiti’s government does not confront poverty, corruption, more unrest will follow, Brian Concannon Jr, Miami Herald, July 17, 2018

Haiti’s Army Is Making A Comeback 20 Years After Disbanding, Joshua Hersch and Harriet Dedman, Vice News, June 25, 2018
Viol: de petits progrès éclipsés par d’énormes défis, par Jean Pharès Jérôme, Le Nouvelliste, 25 Juin 2018
U.S. Congress to U.N.: What are you doing to compensate Haiti’s cholera victims?, by Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald, June 15, 2018
UN criticised for failing on promise to help Haiti cholera victims, by Anastasia Moloney, Reuters,  April 30, 2018
Un peu d’espoir pour les femmes et les enfants abandonnés par les Casques bleus,” par Ricardo Lambert, Le Nouvelliste, 4 Avril 2018 
Haiti has a new army with much of the old leadership. Some in the U.S. aren’t happy, by Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald, March 26, 2018
Trump didn’t want to give Haiti $11 million for cholera. So Congress found another way, by Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald, March 23, 2018
International aid charities ‘in a sinking boat’ over safeguarding, by Hugh Radojev, Civil Society, March 22, 2018
Oxfam should lead sector-wide inquiry into sexual misconduct, MPs hear, by Liam Kay , Third Sector, March 22, 2018
Parliamentary Group told Oxfam scandal ‘tip of the iceberg’ in aid sector abuse by Shaun Connolly, Care Appointments, March 22, 2018
Haitian TPS Recipients Remain In Limbo,” by Coralie St. Louis, The Haitian Times, March 20, 2018
Meet the New Haitian Military ― it’s Starting to Look a Lot Like the Old One, by Jake Johnston, CEPR, March 16, 2018
«Les membres du haut état-major des FAd’H sont « clean », selon le ministre de la Défense», par Robenson Geffrad, Le Nouvelliste, 15 mars 2018
Accountability in the aid sector: Humanitarians can no longer be above the law, by  Sophie Edwards, Devex,  February 27, 2018
Sienna Merope-Synge Discusses U.N. Accountability in Haiti, Yale Law School, February 19, 2018
NGOs should not be allowed to operate above the law, Sienna Merope-Synge, Al Jazeera, February 22, 2018
Oxfam scandal spotlights lack of NGO oversight in poor countriesDaily Sabah World, February 15, 2018
Guest-Concannon-13Feb, Al JazeeraAl Jazeera, February 13, 2018
Sinn Fein’s new leader Mary Lou McDonald, and sex abuse in the humanitarian sectorPlayer Radio, February 13, 2018
Haitians protest Trump ‘shithole’ commentNews24, January 19, 2018
Protesters in Haiti condemn Trump remarks at embassy protest, Associated Press, Daily Mail, January 18, 2018
BAI DÉCLARE DONALD TRUMP PERSONA NON GRATA EN HAÏTI, Luckenson Monfiston, MagHaiti, January 17, 2018

7 Years After a Cholera Epidemic, Haitians Are Fighting for Accountability, David Brand, Global Citizen, December 14, 2017
Haitian women seek support for children fathered by U.N. troops in Haiti, by Anastasia Moloney, Reuters, December 12, 2017
Missionary in US custody on charges he abused Haitian boys, by David McFadden, Miami Herald, December 08, 2017
Is Haiti Ready For Refugees To Return?, WBZ-TV‘s Paula Ebben and Liam Martin speak with Brian Concannon about the plight of the Haitian immigrants in the United States on November 29, 2017
Haïti-USA : L’Ijdh appelle à l’action en faveur des 59 mille migrants haïtiens sous menace d’expulsion à partir du 22 juillet 2019,  Alter Press, 23 novembre 2017
US ends temporary protected status for Haitian immigrants,” by PRI, November 21, 2017
For real change to occur in UN peacekeeping, Canada must show leadership in confronting the serious challenges in Haiti missions, past and present,” by Adam R. Houston, Beatrice Lindstrom and Allan Rock, Policy Options, November 22, 2017
Haitian quake victims in the U.S. will lose deportation protection in 2019, by Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald, November 20, 2017
Shameful’: UK and US under fire over blocked funds for Haiti cholera victims, by Karen McVeigh, Guardian, November 02, 2017

Appel en faveur des victimes du cholera,” par Ricardo Lambert,  Le Nouvelliste, 25 Août, 2017

Anger and angst in Haiti as cholera victims wait for UN compensation,  by Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald, July 27, 2017

Haiti’s Revived Military Could Pose More Security Risks Than Solutions, by Tristan Clavel, Insight Crime, July 28, 2017

U.N. Brought Cholera to Haiti. Now It Is Fumbling Effort to Atone, by Rick Glastone, New York Times, June 26, 2017

Haïti: accueil houleux pour la délégation du Conseil de sécurité de l’ONU, Amelia Baron, RFI, June 23, 2017

Haiti réclame a l’ONU justice pour les victims de cholera, EuroNews, June 23, 2017

Manifestation contre le conseil de sécurité à Port-au-PrinceRadio Metropole, June, 23, 2017

Les victimes de choléra réclament justice et réparationLe National, June 22, 2017

UNstoppable: How Advocates Persevered in the Fight for Justice for Haitian Cholera Victims, Adam Houston, Health and Human Rights Journal, June 6, 2017

U.N. Offers Regret but No Compensation for Kosovo Poisoning Victims, May 26, 2017

Fighting for the Rule of Law in Haiti- Interview With Mario Joseph, by Darren Ell, April 25, 2007

Haiti: The Damage Done, -The Dominion, March 15, 2007

Debt Relief Cleared for Latin Nations, -Inter-Press Service, March 16, 2007

Haiti: the Damage Done, -the Dominion (Canada) March 14, 2007

Constitution Loses In Haiti Election Fight, – Reuters – January 27, 2005

Brutality in Haiti, NUVO, – October 5, 2005

U.S. must change policies that harm Haitians, Cubans, – Pierre Atlas – Indianapolis Star – October 6, 2005

A Lawyer for Whom Winning Isn’t Everything, -NY Times – October 5, 2005

U.S. Pulls the Strings in Haiti, – Marjorie Cohn – -September 29, 2005

Haiti, Rape and Repression, -The Bahamas Journal – September 19, 2005

UN Troops in Haiti Aid Repression, – People’s Weekly World – August 27, 2005

No peace for Haitians: Impoverished in line of fire between U.N. forces, gangs, – Denver Post, July 9, 2005

The Crucifixion of Haiti: Part I: Historical Background & Political Struggles – December 1990 to February 2004, – Nikolas Barry-Shaw, Z-Net June 2, 2005

The Liberation of Pere Gerard Jean-Juste, –Blueprint, Febuary 2005

Haiti Court Overturns Slaying Convictions , – By PETER PRENGAMAN and MICHAEL NORTON, Associated Press Writers, Monday, May 9, 2005

Democracy Now! Ex-Haitian PM Yvon Neptune Near Death, –May 5, 2005

Violence, repression endanger prospects for fair elections in Haiti, – National Catholic Reporter, April 29, 2005

Despite Embargo, U.S. Allows Shipments to Haiti, – South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Saturday April 23, 2005

Bush Administration Broke Its Own Embargo To Sell Arms To Haiti police, Andrew Buncombe, – The Independent (UK), 17 April 2005

Restore Haitian Democracy, – Tom Reeves, Baltimore Sun, March 24, 2005

Haiti: One Year After Aristide Coup, – Washington Informer, March 11, 2005

Death of a Democracy, The Independent (UK), – Andrew Buncombe, February 28, 2005

Hunger Strike, – Bill Quigley, February 21, 2005

Death Watch for Human Rights in Haiti, Counterpunch December 23, 2004

We Must Kill the Bandits – Troops in Haiti, – Counterpunch, November 17, 2004

US, UN Speak Out Against Political Prisoners Days After IJDH Action Alert, – Miami Herald December 16, 2004

Detention is Another Blow to Rights in Haiti, – Miami Herald, November 9, 2004

Why Didn’t the Interim Government of Haiti Warn Its Citizen’s About the Approach of Hurricane Jeanne?, – Maxine Waters, October 18, 2004

Street Resistance to Occupation Regime Surges, -Haiti Progress, October 6-12, 2004

Violence In Haiti: Powell & Latortue Blame Aristide Unjustly, – Council On Hemispheric Affairs, October 13, 2004

Violence In Haiti, – KBOO Portland Radio, October 6, 2004

Leader of the Haitian Senate Arrested, – Boston Globe, October 4, 2004

Making Injustice Invisible, – John Maxwell, October 4, 2004

Will He Stand Up? Kerry, – CounterPunch, September 24, 2004

Brian Concannon Jr. Presentation to Congressional Black Caucus Forum, – September 22, 2004

Death Squad Leader Jodel Chamblain Acquitted of Murder Charge, – WBAI, August 19, 2004

Kangaroo Courts in the New Haiti?: Death Squad Leader Jodel Chamblain Acquitted of Murder Charge, – Democracy Now!, August 19, 2004

Ex-paramilitary leader acquitted in Haiti, – Tuesday, August 17, 2004 (AP)

Political Clashes Leave 14 Dead in Haiti, – Common Sense 428, August 8, 2004

Fighting for Justice and Democracy in Haiti, – Anthony Fenton, CounterPunch, August 7, 2004

Human Rights Horrors in Haiti, – Anthony Fenton, Dissident Voice, July 27, 2004

EXPERTS PUT HUSSEIN’S TRIAL ON TRIAL, – Noah Bierman, Miami Herald, July 1, 2004

Case Of Ex-Rebel Leader Looms Over Haiti, – Steven Dudley, Boston Globe, June 20, 2004

Peter Hallward, Option Zero in Haiti, New Left Review, May-June 2004.

A Struggle to Bring Law and Order to Haiti, – Kirk Semple, New York Times, March 29, 2004

‘Political Rapes’ of 1991 Still Haunt Haitian Democracy Activists, – DeNeen L. Brown, Washington Post, March 21, 2004

ABUSERS BACK IN THE STREETS, – Trenton Daniel and Susannah A. Nesmith, Miami Herald, March 15, 2004

Giving “The Devil” His Due, – David Grann, The Atlantic Monthly, June 2001

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