On August 21, Haitian police wearing black masks and carrying heavy arms appeared in front of the home of former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide as a Haitian judge issued calls to arrest him. Hundreds of people courageously surrounded the house to protect him.
On Friday morning, September 12th, at 1am, the Haitian government removed the security detail that has been guarding former President Aristide’s house since his return to Haiti in 2011.
Published: 14 March, 2014
HAITI: 10 YEARS of RESISTANCE to 29 FEB 2004 COUP and its BITTER LEGACY
London’s Benefit Gig for Haiti: 10 years of women’s resistance to occupation and repression is part of International Actions in over 25 cities worldwide in support of the Haitian people who marked the anniversary of the coup with protests all over the country.
Saturday 8 March 7-11pm – London marks International Women’s Day and the
10th anniversary of the coup in Haiti with a BENEFIT GIG against occupation & repression.
For information or interviews contact Selma James or Sara Callaway at:
Global Women’s Strike (GWS) & Women of Colour in the GWS: 020 7482 2496
Leaflet and chronology below.
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