Cholera and the United Nations

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    GoFundMe Appeal: Celebrate 25 Years of the Haiti Support Group!

  • Sexual Exploitation and Abuse at the Hands of the UN

    The following is the introduction to an investigative report conducted by independent researcher Mark Snyder entitled “Sexual Exploitation and Abuse…

  • Holding the UN to account for Haiti Cholera

    This Public Policy Lecture is delivered by Professor Philip Alston and hosted by the Centre for Law and Society in a…

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    Help Victims Hold UN to Account

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    Join our End Haiti Cholera Campaign!

    End cholera in Haiti now! Please join us in telling the Obama Administration that there is still time to make…

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    Haitians Deserve the Truth over UN’s Role in Cholera Epidemic

    The 9,200 Haitians killed and more than 800,000 seriously sickened by the UN’s grossly negligent introduction of cholera to Haiti…

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    Pressure on the UN Mounts over Haiti Cholera Crisis

    Pressure on the UN Mounts over Haiti Cholera Crisis Cholera Update On 17 August 2016 journalist Jonathan Katz broke the…

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    Responsibility for Haiti Cholera Crisis: UN Acknowledges Role

    The Haiti Support Group would like to thank all the advocacy and grassroots organisations that have been working hard to push…

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    Inigo Gilmore Channel 4 News Update: Haiti Cholera Crisis

    Inigo Gilmore Channel 4 News: Haiti Cholera Crisis. Inigo Gilmore’s report on Channel 4 news on the cholera crisis in…

  • Leading Haitian Lawyer highlights rights crisis for earthquake victims

    Leading Haitian Lawyer highlights rights crisis for earthquake victims Mario Joseph, Haiti’s most prominent human rights lawyer and legal activist,…

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    Judge Deems UN Immune from Lawsuit for Haiti Cholera Disaster

    Judge Deems UN Immune from Lawsuit for Haiti Cholera Disaster Port-au-Prince and Boston, January 9, 2015. On the eve of…

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    Grave Violation of the Right to Water in Haiti

    Report Confirms Cholera as a Grave Violation of the Right to Water in Haiti Cholera struck Haiti in October 2010.…

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    Economist Reports: Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic

    The Economist Reports on Haiti's Cholera Epidemic: Immune Response Article Source: The Economist, March 4th 2014 LAST month the United…

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    Cholera Crisis in Haiti, Four Years on from Disaster

    Cholera Crisis in Haiti, Four Years on from Disaster Report courtesy of Channel 4 News, 10 January 2014 Haiti's leading…

  • International Press Supports Cholera Claim

    The following is one of a number of supportive editorials and reports (see also links at the bottom) that have…

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    ‘Peacekeepers’ Remain in Haiti Another Year

    October 10, 2013   By Aaron Morrison Special To The Miami Herald UNITED NATIONS -- The U.N. Security Council on Thursday…

  • Haitian Cholera Victims Sue UN for Gross Negligence

    Press Release by the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti and the Bureaux des Avocats Internationaux FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE…

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    Murderous Charade: Haiti Briefing 74 – UN response to Cholera Epidemic

    Haiti Briefing 74 – The UN response to the Cholera Epidemic a Murderous Charade The latest issue of Haiti Briefing,…

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    UN Rejects Recommendations to Change Medical Protocols

    UN Refusal to Protect Public Means it Could All Happen Again More than two years after the UN Secretary General…

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    Immune. Immoral. Illegal? Cholera & Haiti

    Immune. Immoral. Illegal? From our new Haiti Briefing 74 available here. It took more than 15 months to write, and ultimately…

  • Haiti Cholera Mutations Could Lead to More Severe Disease

    April 16,2013  Infection control Today original article here The cholera strain that transferred to Haiti in 2010 has multiple toxin…

  • Departing UN official blasts Haiti’s rights record

    March 28, 2013  Trenton Daniel, Associated press in the Miami Herald, article here   The former United Nations human rights monitor…

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    Submissions: UN Security Council

    Submissions to members of the UN Security Council regarding cholera in Haiti On Monday 18th March, a delegation of HAWG…

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    Medical and Field Support Protocols

    UN DPKO Medical and Field Support Protocols"Ensure Prompt and Appropriate Follow Up" The crucial steps to be taken if we…

  • Dying in a closing Cholera Treatment Centre

    Dying in a closing Cholera Treatment Centre The Secretary General's Cholera elimination Plan How and why it is already unravelling…

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    Contracting Cholera. What the UN Owes Haiti

    March 20, 2013  Isabeau Doucet, The Nation original article here I contracted cholera by the breezy beaches of Port Salut,…

  • Deplorable conditions for cholera patients

    March 12, 2013 Médecins Sans Frontières press release original release here A lack of funds and supplies has crippled cholera…

  • Haiti Support Group Letter to the Guardian on UN & Cholera

    Haiti Support Group Letter to the Guardian re. UN & Cholera The following letter was written by Phillip Wearne of…

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    UN Behaviour Far Cry from Conscience of the World

    March 3, 2013  Ian Birrell, The Guardian original article here The organisation ducked responsibility for the cholera outbreak in denial…

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    UN fails to get its hands clean in Haiti

    March 3, 2013  Paul McGeough The Age original article here And they wonder why people throw bombs. The United Nations…

  • Cholera in Haiti: Murder by Foreigners with Internal Support

    February 27, 2013  Etant Dupain, Let Haiti Live original article here Finally, through its response to the legal complaint brought…

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    How U.N. Caused Haiti’s Cholera Crisis – and Won’t Be Held Responsible

    February 26,2013  Armin Rosen The Atlantic original article here The organization is functionally above the law -- and victims of…

  • Responsibility for Cholera in Haiti? UN Says No

      February 25, 2013  Kathie Klarreich, Miami Herald original story here Last week's decision by the United Nations to reject…

  • Calls for End to Impunity in Haiti on Day UN Asserts Immunity

    21 February 2013  source: UN A senior United Nations official today urged Haiti to ensure there is no impunity for human…

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    Double standards: The UN Condemns Baby Doc, but Exonerates Itself

    March 2, 2013 The Economist original story here  IN THE span of a few hours on February 21st, the United…

  • How Human Rights Can Save Haiti

    JANUARY 01, 2013, Fran Quigley, Counterpunch original article hereJistis ak reparasyon! Justice and reparations!Last month, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon…

  • The U.N.’s Haitian Shell Game

    December 18, 2012 By Jonathan M. Katz, Tom Murphy, Foreign policy original article here Ban Ki-moon still isn't taking responsibility…

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    UN Confronts Cholera in Haiti with New Initiative but Few Specifics

    Photo: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon - © Cia Pak UN Confronts Cholera in Haiti with New Initiative but Few Specifics 16 December…

  • More pressure needed to get clean water

    December 12, 2012 Mark Weisbrot, Al Jazeera original article here Haiti is vulnerable to water-borne diseases like cholera because of…

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    Haiti-D.R. Cholera Eradication Plan: Where Funding Will Come From?

    December 12, 2012, Eurasia Review original article here The plan to eradicate cholera in Haiti and the Dominican Republic as…

  • Film Maker Oliver Stone Demands UN Act to End Cholera Epidemic

    Film maker Oliver Stone launches AVAAZ petition to demand UN act to end cholera epidemic it caused 5 December 2012…

  • Shame on the UN for cholera epidemic

    December 2, 2012, Patrick Cockburn, The Independent original article here World View: Nepalese blue-beret troops brought the disease to the…

  • Evidence grows that peacekeepers were source of infection

    November 29,2012 by Jonathan Watts, The Guardian Original article here Government to unveil 10-year plan for water and sanitisation as…

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    Human Security in Danger

    November 12, 2012 FIDH (International Federation for Human Rights) Report original piece here FIDH and its member organisations in Haiti,…

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    Security Council extends MINUSTAH Mandate

    13 October 2012, AHP, Port-au-Prince Original article (in French) here Last Friday (12 October), the UN Security Coucil extended the mandate…

  • MINUSTAH’s Upcoming Renewal: Setback for Democracy in Haiti

    October 11, 2012 Kevin Edmonds, The Other Side of Paradise, NACLA (original article here) Despite widespread opposition from the Haitian…

  • Tropical Storm Isaac Sparks Cholera Fears

      16 September 2012, by Jacqueline Charles, The Miami Herald original article The panic began to set in after Tropical Storm…

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    Ban Ki-moon Recommends Renewal of MINUSTAH Mandate

    Photo: Andy Taylor  Sept. 9, 2012, Haiti Libre  In the Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Mission for…

  • Cholera Case against UN Stalls

    Over 15,000 Haitians have banded together in a legal case against the United Nations, alleging that troops brought the deadly…

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    Special Edition New Internationalist: Haiti Two Years On

    New Internationalist issue on Haiti Beyond Relief Beyond Belief is the lead article in the analysis/special feature section of the…

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