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GoFundMe Appeal: Celebrate 25 Years of the Haiti Support Group!
Fixing Elections: A Beginner’s Guide
Leading Haitian Lawyer highlights rights crisis for earthquake victims
Sony Esteus and Community Radio in Haiti
Fear for Safety of Human Rights Defender: Urgent Action
Neglected islanders resist plan for Haiti tourism revival
Human Rights Situation Update
Seitenfus: Haiti’s Doctored Elections from the Inside
Killing Highlights Real Danger for Human Rights Defenders in Haiti
Resistance to Occupation in Haiti: Celebrating 10 Years
Haitian Protesters Demand President Resign
Haitian Garment Workers Shortchanged on Pay
Haitian Grassroots Groups Wary of “Attractive” Mining Law
Reconstructing Haiti: Our Comments
Tens of thousands of families stuck in Haiti camps – IOM
Haiti’s Constitution Needs Revision
Reflections on the Reconstruction
Submissions: UN Security Council
Haitian farmers call for ‘food sovereignty’
Duvalier Must Face Justice
How U.N. Caused Haiti’s Cholera Crisis – and Won’t Be Held Responsible
Responsibility for Cholera in Haiti? UN Says No
Beaten Haitian Worker Continues Fight for $7-Per-Day Wage
Former Haitian Dictator Denies Abuses at Historic Hearing
Human Rights Advocates: Pursue Charges Against ‘Baby Doc’
EPAs: What do they offer Haiti?
Outsourcing sovereignty – Interview with Justin Podur on Haiti’s New Dictatorship
‘Building Back Better’ Requires Justice and Haitian Participation
Hundreds of Thousands Remain Homeless in Haiti Three Years After Earthquake
Letter From Haiti: Life in the Ruins
Campaign Demands End to Forced Camp Evictions
Tumultuous Year Ahead in Haiti
Haiti’s Increasingly Hidden Displacement Disaster
Three Years on and Still Waiting for Recovery
How Human Rights Can Save Haiti
Further Dual Blow to Claims Haiti is “Open for Business”
Disastrous relief for Haiti
World Bank “Success” Undermines Haitian Democracy
Rebuilding in Haiti Lags After Billions in Post-Quake Aid
Resources & Mining: Haiti Awards Permits to Companies
Aid and reconstruction in Haiti: A panel discussion to mark the anniversary of the 2010 earthquake
University of San Francisco Honors Haitian Human Rights Lawyer Mario Joseph
Interview: Noam Chomsky on Latin America
Haiti quake survivors face eviction from camps – Oxfam
Community Radio Reopens after Protests
Shame on the UN for cholera epidemic
Evidence grows that peacekeepers were source of infection
Paramilitarism in Haiti continues … and is the US (once more) lending a helping hand?
Rescuing Haitian rice production – when will there be the political will?
Petition in support of human rights activists under attack in Haiti
Amnesty International: Threats to human rights lawyers
Haiti’s Second Goudougoudou: The Global Food Crisis
Housing Exposition Exposes Waste, Cynicism
Throwing Activists Into Crowded Jails: How Haiti’s Government is Silencing the Opposition
Frakka exige la libération d’Elius Alfred et de Jean Louis Saint Fort
Special Edition New Internationalist: Haiti Two Years On
Earthquake Relief where Haiti wasn’t Broken
Film Review: Haiti: Where Did the Money Go?
Haitian Workers Campaign against Slave Labour Conditions
May 1, Labour Day: “Work Yes! Slavery No!”
World Banking: All Change?
Le pouvoir dérive, la société civile sonne l’alarme
Lettre ouverte des mouvements sociaux aux membres du Conseil de Sécurité
State-Of-The-Art Hospital Offers Hope For Haiti
Speaking Out, Paying the Price: Two Years On
Haiti-Séisme-2 ans: Un incroyable fiasco
HSG Facilitates UK/Europe Visit by Leading Haitian Human Rights Lawyer
Violation des droits humains des déplacés à Port-au-Prince
Participation de l’Etat Haitien: l’Examen Periodique Universel
Ending Intimidation of Textile Workers: Campaign
Campaign to end intimidation of textile workers union SOTA
Housing Coalition submits Demands to Senate
Voice from Haiti: “We’re Tired of Living in Tents”
HSG calls for an end to inhumane camp evictions
Overwhelming Majority Living in Displacement Camps
Civil Society Speaks Out on Camp Expulsions
Advocating Reconstruction from the Bottom Up
Behind Closed Doors of Port-au-Prince “Reconstruction”
Threats of Eviction After Death in Camp
Refugee Camps: Haitian Mayor’s Office Vows to Destroy Them All
Seeding Reconstruction or Destruction?
Haitian Diaspora Allowed to Vote
Verdict: Cholera Outbreak Originated in UN Camp
Civil Society Demands End to IHRC Mandate
Haitians Forced Out of Tents to Homes Just as Precarious
Réclamons la disparition de la CIRH
Rebuilding Funds: Grassroots Groups
Haiti Advocacy Week raises Haiti profile in Congress
Haiti Advocacy Week in Washington
Haiti Advocacy Week, Washington DC
Farcical Hearing at IACHR on Gender Violence in Haiti camps
Delays and Irregularities Mark ‘Smooth’ Election Day
Worrying Increase in Intimidation of Journalists
CIRH a échoué dans sa mission, selon la POHDH
Housing Disaster exposed by Haitian CSO FRAKKA
Advocacy for Haitian Women on BBC’s Woman’s Hour
Les Organismes de Droits Humains Déplorent le Mépris des Autorités …
National Forum for Decentralisation Discusses Way Forward
NGOs in Haiti face new questions about their effectiveness
Haitian grassroots leader submits petition to EU
Brussels Activities, December/January 2010
One year on – Haitian CSO ITECA speaks truth to power in UK parliament
One Year On: Haitians on Haiti
Earthquake One-Year On: Haitians on Haiti
Clinton Struggles on with Interim Reconstruction Commission
The Poor always Pay: Electoral Crisis in Haiti
HSG Election blog
HSG Election blog
Impressions on reactions to the election results
Al Jazeera Inside Story – Haiti: A Nation in Trouble
Miami Rice: The Business of Disaster in Haiti
First Observations on Port-au-Prince Streets
Delivering on the Elections: Haiti Grassroots Watch
Beyond Wyclef: What Haitians Want From Elections
Co-operative Agrikol Bab, Montaca, San Marc
Selling Subordination as Stabilization – Report by International Action Ties
Anger Erupts at UN as Cholera Toll Nears 1,000
Public Lecture and Haiti Workshops at University College London
Nepalese peacekeepers accused of bringing disease as Tropical Storm Tomas approaches
Au Peuple D’Hayti: The Discovery of Haiti’s Historic Document
European Commission provides update on its financial aid to Haiti
Reports on Haiti’s Cholera Outbreak
Uncoordinated and Unworkable Plan: Haiti Grassroots Watch Reports
Haiti: Still trapped in the Emergency Phase
Haiti still waiting for pledged US aid
Storm shreds aging tents in Haiti earthquake camps
Getting their Reward on Earth: Haitian Social Movements and Reconstruction
Katz: Haiti Accord “paves way” for Korean Factories
Camp Dwellers in New Demonstrations
Former Haitian PM Claudette Werleigh speaking at CAFOD
Haïti-Etats-Unis/Agriculture – Formation de paysans
Délégation APP/UE : Haïti doit rester une priorité
Report from Batay Ouvriye Demonstration
How to write about Haiti
Oxfam Agronomist Wasley Demorne speaks at AGM
Haitian refugee camps model future society
Democracy and Disarmament in Haiti: BBC Investigates
Earthquake Survivors Demonstrate regarding camp conditions
Group 184 a ruling class front
Growing Intolerance of a Free Media
Plus Ça Change – The Republic of NGOs, But Which Ones?
Campaign for the Rights of those Displaced by Earthquake
Post-Earthquake Priorities
Amnesty: Violence against women
Protest the physical abuse of Haitian workers in Port-au-Prince sweatshops!
Signatures collected by the Haiti Support Group as of 30 April 1999
Return of the FRAPH/FADH documents
Sowing the seeds for a grassroots revival
Haiti in Focus: a Guide to the People, Politics and Culture
Saving the Clothing Industry
Solidarity with the Dominican People
Following the Aid Money to Haiti. Billions Donated, Millions Hungry and Homeless
The Earthquake. Our Assessment
Jobs and Tents: Préval Appeals
Timeline of Haitian Politics
One Haitian dollar… One Man’s Total Worldly Wealth
UNIFEM announces deaths
UNIFEM announces deaths
Looking for Post-Earthquake Survivors
Jacmel: 2,000 Families Affected
Earthquake leaves 750,000 Homeless
“Only God is in charge”
Huge Death Toll in Haiti
Huge Death Toll in Haiti
Press TV Interview
Anti-Haitian propaganda in the interests of western imperialism?
Campaign for Freedom of Expression
Haiti Support Group Deplores Intimidation of Radio Journalist
Campaign: Garment Assembly Workers in Port-au-Prince
Open Letter Calling for Cancellation of Haiti’s External Debt
Caribbean Journalists Link Up with Haiti
Media Rights Advocate Under Threat
Independent Commission to Speed Up Stalled Investigations into Slayings
Haitian Workers’ Organiser makes European Connections
Guy Delva Interview: “Impunity biggest threat to media freedom”
KOFAVIV: Declaration of the Commission of Women Victims for Victims
Haitian Women’s Solidarity (SOFA) reports on sexual violence in 2006
Protest Against Abuse of Workers’ Rights
Campaign in support of other new unions and workers’ organisations
SOS Journalistes relaunches debate on impunity
International Women’s Day Declaration
SOFA celebrates 20th anniversary
Collective Bargaining Contract Signed in Ouanaminthe
SOS Journalistes launched
SOS Journalistes launched
New Media Association Denounces Journalist Attacks
Increased Violence Cripples Country’s Backbone
Justice for Rape Victims
Women Denouncing Alarming Increase in Rape Cases
Interim Prime Minister’s Comments Endanger Haitian Journalist
Reality of Post-Aristide Haiti
Alarming Increases in Rape
UN’s feeble response encourages ex-soldiers
British agencies urge UK to help prioritise the needs of Haiti’s poor
Prioritise the poor majority
No trees, no top-soil
Where is the respect for workers’ rights?
Return of the de factos
Struggle Against Impunity
Marleine Bastien,  Ms magazine ‘Women of the Year’ award winner.
Campaign for the Return of the FRAPH/FADH Documents
Interview with Claudette Werleigh
‘Standing Up to Defend our Rights’’ (HB59)
‘Standing Up to Defend our Rights’’ (HB59)
636KB Eramithe Delva, leader and founder of KOFAVIV on why women on the protest march wore black masks over their faces: “We are veiling our faces because this is how they come to our homes to rape us, beat us, destroy our homes, burn our things....

Chronicle of an Election Postponed (HB38)
Chronicle of an Election Postponed (HB38)
9.37MB Elections for every single elected office in Haiti, save the Presidency and a third of the Senate, have been due since the end of 1998. Members of Parliament had blocked new elections by vetoing the President's nominees for a Prime Minister, and...

Fed Up with Violence (HB33)
Fed Up with Violence (HB33)
9.76MB In Creole, there are many ways to express a dilemma. But these days, most Haitians would probably tell you that they are "caught between two fires". One fire is the 'forces of darkness', the legions of former Tonton Macoutes, soldiers, paramilitary...

Teachers and Pupils Strike (HB 24)
Teachers and Pupils Strike (HB 24)
10.48MB School students and teachers from the state education sector took their protests to the street in May. Almost everywhere throughout the country state schools were closed because of an unlimited strike called by teachers' unions. ...

Protests Leave Lavalas Shaking (HB22)
Protests Leave Lavalas Shaking (HB22)
8.73MB Roadblocks, demonstrations and strikes - during the month of January generalised discontent was channelled into action in a wave of protests against the government's economic policy. Towards the end of last year there were strikes by shopkeepers,...

Chickens Come Home to Roost (HB20)
Chickens Come Home to Roost (HB20)
8.39MB Following several weeks of shootings and bomb threats, former soldiers from the disbanded Haitian army are threatening more violence if their demands for back pay and release of imprisoned colleagues are not met. Under pressure from so-called...

Farewell Aristide (HB16)
Farewell Aristide (HB16)
10.13MB So it's farewell to President Aristide who hands over to his successor, René Préval, on February 7th. As the living embodiment of the Haitian people's aspiration for the creation of a new society, Aristide has been a quite incredible phenomenon....

Pot Threatens to Boil Over (HB15)
Pot Threatens to Boil Over (HB15)
10.39MB The patience of many thousands of Haitians finally snapped following the November 7th assassination of the Lavalas MP, Jean Hubert Feuille. In Port-au-Prince and many other cities crowds took to the streets, building roadblocks, searching vehicles...

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back (HB14)
One Step Forward, Two Steps Back (HB14)
8.93MB Haiti's parliamentary and local elections on June 25 resulted in a commanding victory for the Lavalas platform (PPL) supported by President Aristide. Lavalas candidates were outright winners of 5 out of 18 seats in the Senate, and 16 out of 83...

Problems Not Solved by US Presence (HB 11)
Problems Not Solved by US Presence (HB 11)
6.88MB There has been so little news in the mainstream media you could be forgiven for thinking that, with the return of Aristide, all Haiti's problems are over. Unfortunately, this is not so. The US-dominated multinational force is failing to achieve...

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