Join me this Friday at 9PM as I welcome guests to discuss the latest developments in the denationalization and deportation of Dominicans of Haitian descent and undocumented Haitians in the DR. Among my guests will be Richard Brookshire who recently wrote a piece about the subject for The Grio.
Listen live or archived at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/pancaribbean/2015/06/27/legacy-of-1804-with-latest-on-the-dr-haiti-lof1804. You can also listen live only on the phone at
UPDATE: SHOW AUDIO
Reference links recommended by guest Cassandre Théano: https://www.sais-jhu.edu/sites/default/files/Final-Report-Justice-Derailed-The-Uncertain-Fate-2015-v1.pdf
Still from Cassandre Théano:
"The retreating of undocumented Haitians and Dominicans of haitian descent was reported in a few media outlets, see here: "Last Wednesday was the deadline for all noncitizens in the Dominican Republic to apply for residency, or face expulsion. The deadline applied to foreign-born migrant workers and residents born in the Dominican Republic who have no documentation since being stripped of their Dominican citizenships by a 2013 court decision. It passed without mass expulsions, but Haitians were all but absent from the streets of the capital, Santo Domingo, as many went into hiding." http://mobile.nytimes.com/
2015/06/22/nyregion/de-blasio- is-criticized-after- denouncing-dominican- deportation-law.html?_r=1& referre
Haitians go into hiding as Dominican authorities are free to deport : http://www.theguardian.com/
world/2015/jun/19/haitians-in- hiding-dominican-authorities- free-deport
Also, there's a conference for Black Lives Matter that will link all the issues, Ferguson, Charleston and DR comign up, Black lawyers are given priority, see: http://www.law4blacklives.org/"
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