Another Haiti is Possible

“Now They’re All Dead": Threats of Assassination to Human Rights Advocates in Haiti

August 21, 2013

Attorney Patrice Florvilus speaks at a press conference denouncing threats made against him and other Haitian human rights defenders.

 

By Mark Snyder and Other Worlds

August 21, 2013

 

"Those before you were strong. Now they’re all dead. Stop what you are doing, or the same will happen to you."

The BAI denounces religious leaders’ march against Haiti’s LGBT community

August 7, 2013

(Port-au-Prince, July 17, 2013) - As countries around the world acknowledge the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals to marry and be free from violence and discrimination, religious leaders in Haiti are organizing a march against homosexuality. 

Communication and Social Change: Second World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters Conference in Port-au-Prince

July 30, 2013

Cross-posted from AMARC

The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) and SAKS (Sosyete Animasyon Kominikasyon Sosyal ak), in collaboration with REFRAKA (Rezo Fanm Radyo Kominotè Ayisyen) and AMEKA (Asosyasyon Medya Kominotè Ayisyen), organized the second conference of community radio in the Caribbean on "Communication and Social Change" on July, 25 and 26, 2013 in Port au Prince, Haiti.

IACHR Condemns Recent Wave of Violence against LGTBI Persons in Haiti

July 30, 2013

July 30, 2013

Washington, D.C. – The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) condemns the recent wave of violence against lesbians, gays, trans, bisexual and intersex persons (LGTBI) in Haiti, allegedly linked to a march against homosexuality led by the Haitian Coalition of Religious and Moral Organizations (Coalition Haïtienne des organisations religieuses et morales) that took place on July 19, 2013 in Port-au-Prince. The Commission urges the Haitian government to investigate and take urgent and effective measures to stop these acts of violence and discrimination.

Its New Orleans interviews Bev Bell about her new book, Fault Lines

July 2, 2013

http://itsneworleans.com/index.php/site/audioplayer?active_episode=91798445

Bev Bell can walk around hometown New Orleans unnoticed but in
political circles in Washington DC and other countries - particularly
Haiti where she has been variously a presidential insider and a
revolutionary - Bev Bell is a political force to be reckoned with.

PERFORMING PROGRESS IN HAITI, ALORAL

July 1, 2013

Cross-posted from Haitian Times

Things appear to be getting better in Haiti, but a closer look reveals the cracks in the otherwise smooth veneer of progress

OPINION | GUEST OP-ED

By Mark Schuller

After I return from a trip to Haiti, I am often asked, “How are things in Haiti now?” Last week I returned to Haiti, and on this trip, it’s particularly difficult to respond.

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