For immediate release Nicole Phillips, Esq. (in U.S., Speaks English and French) NLG Haiti Subcommittee Nicole@ijdh.org +001 510 715 2855 NEW YORK—A new report by international election observers concludes that Haiti’s October 25, 2015 presidential and legislative elections fell far short of minimum standards for fair elections, and calls for an independent investigation to address widespread allegations … More NLG and IADL Election Observers Establish Flaws in Haiti’s October 25 Vote, Call for Independent Investigation
By Dave Welsh This article was original published by San Francisco Bay View Hooded gangs attack protest march as police turn a blind eye. Nov. 20, 2015 – Hooded gangs attacked a large demonstration against election fraud today in the Haitian capital. A group of about 20 hooded men in a white pickup (license plate 1-00692), … More Defiant Haiti: ‘We won’t let you steal these Elections!’
By Wadner Pierre By Wadner Pierre Haiti’s long-time social justice activist Farah Juste was arrested in Miami, FL while protesting against Haiti’s Conseil Electoral Provisoire’s (Provisional Electoral Council) presidential elections preliminary results. Sissi Michel a Haitian-born lawyer reported the arrest, on her Facebook page with Juste’s photo handcuffed. Michel wrote in French, “L’une des grandes … More Breakingnews: Haitian-born Singer and Activist Farah Juste Arrested in Miami, FL for protesting against Haiti’s Presidential Elections Results.
By Wadner Pierre In a heartbreaking letter to the governor of his home state, Michigan, published on his Facebook page, Michael M0ore offers to house vulnerable Syrian refugees. He told Gov. Rick Snyder, “…contrary to your declaration of denying Syrian refugees a home in … More U.S. Film-maker and Social Justice Activist, Michael Moore, Offers to House Syrian Refugees
By Wadner Pierre While House Republican with 47 Democrats voted to slam the door on the face of the most vulnerable Syrian refugees (including orphan children), Los Angeles, New York, Chicago Boston and 15 other mayors from America’s largest cities wrote President Obama to commend him, and tell him that they are ready to resettle … More 18 Mayors Tell Pres. Obama They ‘will welcome the Syrian families to make homes and new lives in our cities’
I will definitely encourage anyone to read Aaron David Miller’s entire piece on Foreign Policy It’s funny, but it may also capture the reality. Miller wrote, “France and even Russia are doubling down on their fight against the Islamic State. But don’t expect the president to shift his current strategy.” But, why should Obama change his … More Why Shouldn’t Pres. Obama Change his Strategy to Contain and Destroy #ISIL?
By Wadner Pierre, On Oct. 25, Haitian people went to the polls to elect a president, members for both chambers of the legislative branch and local officials. From Haiti to the last corner of the world, national and international officials praised Haitian voters for their patient, their motivation and their enthusiasm to use their votes … More #HaitiElections: My Take