Brief Summary: In 1937, in a systematic campaign of extermination, the Dominican Republic slaughtered 30,000 Haitians in only five days. The Haitians were massacred in the most horrific ways by Dominican soldiers and civilians wielding machetes, bayonets and rifles. No Haitian or dark-skinned Dominican suspected of being Haitian was spared — women and children were […]
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Condemn the racist lynch-mob in the Dominican Republic that lynched Henry Claude ‘Tulile’ Jean. Boycott the Dominican Republic for making apartheid and racism legal by revoking the citizenship of up to 220,000 Haitians of Dominican descent. It is the state repression that emboldens mob violence that hung Tulile from a tree in the public park at Santiago. Boycott Dominican Republic goods, services, tourist travel and trade for making racism legal. Stop the civil genocide, legalize violence, apartheid and ethnic cleansing by law in the Dominican Republic.
“The Dominican Republic Constitutional Court ruling to strip the nationality of Haitian descendants going back eight decades is legally absurd, blatantly racist and violates basic laws of fundamental fairness and human rights.” — Ezili Dantò of the Haitian Lawyers Leadership Network ( “HLLN”) End Legal Apartheid in the Dominican Republic “The President of the Dominican […]
HLLN honors and re-MEMBER Sonia Pierre, our new loss without measure. — Yon gwo mapou tonbe If you want to know what a hero is, what a saint looks like, what Go(o)d is. Then, re-MEMBER Sonia Pierre. Sing for our beloved Sonia. Sonia Pierre, our sister, a peerless warrior with boundless compassion for the vulnerable […]