The Lasalin Massacre and the human rights crisis in Haiti
On Nov. 13, 2018, police and other paramilitary personnel entered the neighborhood of Lasalin in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. What followed was a massacre of the civilian population.
Reparations: Racism vs. reality
The basic truth is: If you are unable to understand the roots of slavery – greed, hate and ignorance – then you are more likely to abdicate your responsibility, allowing the branches of slavery to continue growing.
Stop the Massacres in Haiti Week of Action
It is time for the U.S. to be held accountable for its continued support of the repressive regime now in power in Haiti: Wednesday, Oct. 2, at the Peckham Federal Building in San Jose, 280 S. First St, at 2:00 p.m.
Human rights team finds US-backed Haitian government culpable in Lasalin massacre
On April 1, 2019, our team went to Lasalin and interviewed survivors and eye-witnesses of the November massacre. The report demonstrates that the Lasalin massacre was in fact an attack facilitated by government officials and directly conducted by Haitian National Police officers working closely with paramilitary elements.
Congress members call Haitians ‘violent’ for marching unarmed against government forces...
Haiti Action Committee strongly condemns the joint statement by nine members of the House of Representatives claiming “Violent Protests That Have Left Haiti at a Standstill.” Their assertion, “While the frustrations that have prompted the protests are justifiable, the violent acts being used to express them are indefensible,” is as backwards a statement as President Trump equating those protesting white supremacy in Charlottesville with the racist demonstrators.
White supremacy is the white man’s affirmative action
As if white people didn’t have enough privileges – for instance, never having to justify that you belong, like getting lost in an upscale neighborhood and not having the cops called on you and never experiencing being profiled by the cops for driving a certain kind of a car they think is out of your price range.