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The Black Soul lives: Denounce Dec. 22, 2006 UN slaughter and terror attacks in Site Soley
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Nowel Lan Site soley,
by Tony Leroy, Dec. 2006


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Black Soul
by Jean Fernand Bierre

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Brief bio of
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"The campaign against kidnappers must be prepared to go wherever the kidnappers are, not just to the most deprived neighborhoods," (Excerpts from AHP News, Dec. 15 to 20, 2006)

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UN's Christmas present to Haiti - A pre-dawn assult on the men, women and children of Site soley, Haiti Action Committee's Urgent Action Alert, December 25, 2006
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Reuters, AP and other News reports on the December 22, 2006 Un massacre at Site Soley
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UN Troops prevent Red Cross from helping injured victis against international law
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Bon Ane 2007! New Year's message from President Jean Bertrand Aristide, from Pretoria, South Africa (Kreyol audio) December , 2006
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Patrick Elie
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Annette August (Sò Ann) on Dec. 22 UN Massacre in Site Soley - Democracy Now!

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At least 10 people died and 20 were wounded Friday in a UN peace-keeping operation in Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, a UN official said.

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Bon Ane 2007! New Year's message from President Jean Bertrand Aristide, from Pretoria, South Africa (Kreyol audio) December , 2006

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At least 10 people died and 20 were wounded Friday in a Un peace-keeping operation in Haiti's capita, Port-au-Prnce, a UN official said

"They came here to terrorise the population," said Rose Martel, a slum
dweller, referring to the police and UN troops. "I don't think they really killed the bandits, unless they consider all of us as bandits."
(regarding UN assault on Dec. 22, 2006 on Site Soley residents)- Reuters

 

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1. Boukman's Prayer (English and French)

2. On Working with While Liberals by Maya Angelou

3. HLLN comprehensive contact list

4. Also go to:Remembering July 6, 2005 and the UN massacre of innocent civilians from Site soley: Demand UN soldiers stop killing innocent Haitian civilians and brutalizing the Haitian public, Demand Justive for the UN Victims from Site Soley (also Apèl Pou Aksyon in Kreyol) by Haitian Lawyers Leadership Network, Haitian Perspectives, June 28, 2006 ; and

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DECLARATION OF THE INDIGENOUS WORLD URANIUM SUMMIT, Window Rock, Navajo Nation, USA
December 2, 2006
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The Black Soul lives, Denounce the UN slaughter in Site Soley
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Stop the Un troop's Genocidal attacks on Site Soley:enounce the Dec. 22, 2006 UN slaughter of mostly civilians in Site Soley. Write, call your civic organizations, your churches, your local, national and international media. Ask that they take a position, denounce the UN killings of civilians in Haiti
and demand that UN soldiers respect Haitian life and livelihood.


We are what we stand for, what we fight for, what the Ancestors fought for.

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The Black soul lives: Stop the UN troop's Genocidal attacks in Site Soley
December 22, 2006 - Another UN slaughter in Haiti

"Black Soul" was written in 1947 by "one of Haiti's most brilliant writers," Jean Fernand Brierre. But it gives us a point of reference for today and especially because Haiti is currently under occupation and a few days ago, on December 22, 2006, 400 UN soldiers opened fire on the residential community of Site Soley. More Site Soley residents lost their life during this UN invasion, it is being reported, than on July 6, 2005 where 60 Haitians were slaughtered by UN troops in their hunt to execute Haitian freedom fighter, Emmanuel Dred Wilme.

Site Soley citizens are reporting that the area's nearest hospital, Saint Catherine hospital, is overflowing with victims from this massive UN military attack. Residents also report that the UN deliberately blocked the Red Cross' access to the area to treat the injured and severely wounded, including Red Cross access to the many wounded innocent children, men and women who died on the streets or in their homes for lack of the immediate medical treatment the Red Cross could have provided. (See AHP report below). According to these eyewitnesses, the UN attack followed the burning of a UN tank that had rammed into a house on Bwa Nef, on the main road leading into Site Soley. Eyewitnesses on the scene believe the tank was purposely left abandoned, filled with arms to entrap the population and provide a pretext for the UN attack. The UN soldiers completely destroyed dozens upon dozens of homes, several small vendor
businesses and a school, the private school Collège Diecee. This is what many Haitian residents of the area are reporting.

As the struggle for Black liberation continues almost 504 years since the first African captive set a chained foot on the land of the Tainos in Haiti and as Haiti's poor face, this day, over and over again, the white settlers' corporate army proxies, HLLN honors the fallen from December 22, 2006 in the name of Jean Jacques Dessalines, Kapwa Lamò, Marie Jeanne, Defile, Toya, Toussaint Louverture who also lived to bring into
application the Haitian motto: live free or die.

The UN's stated objective for the Site Soley December 22, 2006 attack was to stop the recent wave of kidnappings in Haiti's capital and to recover the principal route that leads to Bwa Nèf that allegedly was the turf of the Belony gang.
(http://www.minustah.org/articles/104/1/Operation-
conjointe-MINUSTAH-et-
PNH-a-Cite-Soleil/PIOPR299FRA2006.html
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Although this objectives continues to single out and accuse Haitian residents in the poor and populist districts of being responsible for the kidnapping epidemic in Haiti, most objective observers, even including Haitian police sources insist that kidnappers as well as their victims come from all social strata of Haitian society. Nonetheless, it is the people of Site Soley and the poor areas of Haiti who where singled out by the UN on December 22, 2006. No warrants or efforts where made to arrest anyone. The UN troops went in to execute in contravention to all moral, domestic, international laws and in contravention to their own peacekeeping mission mandate. (See also, excerpts of AHP news below: "The campaign against kidnappers must be prepared to go wherever the kidnappers are, not just to the most deprived neighborhoods," (Excerpts from AHP News, Dec. 15 to 20, 2006)

The official UN press on this operation reports UN troops exchanging fire with Haitian residents but their press releases still indicate the UN cannot pen down the number of Haitians that where killed. Various international medias are reporting from 10 to 30 dead, countless civilians wounded and that hundreds of Site Soley residents are demanding an end to the violence and withdrawal of the 9,000-strong UN occupation force in Haiti.

The struggle continues. The names of those confirmed dead include these Black man who carry forth Anba dlo, Lan Ginen: Ti Bos, Johnny, Gerald, Kesnel, Ti Rasta, and Vieux TIRUS. We extend our condolences to their families and grieve the waste of precious life. Their bodies may be gone, but their souls, Haiti's Black soul lives and cannot be shot, raped, kidnapped or colonized. It was forged indomitably too long ago and continues to be forged by the rivers of blood out of Site Soley people, by Haiti's poor, since February 29, 2004. As the Haitian poet, Jean Fernand Brierre wrote in 1947 of the Black soul, so it is today: Out of the darkness
you leap into the ring:
champion of the world,
and with each victory you sound
the deep-voiced gong that sings the claims of your race... You are
waiting for the next call,
the inevitable call to arms.
Your war knows none but a temporary truce,
for there is no land where your blood has not been shed,
no tongue in which your color has not been cursed.
You smile, Black Boy,
you sing,
you dance,
you rock the cradle of the generations
that are still coming, that keep coming
onto the battlefields of work and suffering...

Ezili Danto
December 25, 2006
Zanset yo e ti moun yo vini
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Black Soul

by Jean-F. Brierre


I have met you in the elevators
in Paris.
You would say you were from Senegal or the Antilles.
And the oceans you had crossed would foam at your teeth,
haunt your smile,
sing in your voice as in the hollows of the rocks.
In the broad daylight of the Champs-Elysees
I would suddenly pass your tragic faces,
and your masks would speak out their centuries of pain.
At the Boule-Blanche
or in the bright lights of Montmartre
your voice,
your breath,
your whole being oozed joy.
You were music and you were dancing,
but at the corners of your lips remained,
uncoiling with the movements of your body,
the black serpent of misery.

We have spoken to one another aboard ocean liners.
You knew the brothels all over the world
and how to make love in every language.
Every race had fainted away
under the strength of your embrace.
And if you didn't shrink from opium or cocaine
it was only to try to put to sleep
in the depth of your flesh the bite of the whip,
the humbling gesture that cracks the knee
and, in your heart,
the dizziness of silent suffering.
You would come from the galley
and toss a loud rippling laugh at the sea
like an offering of pearls.
But when the liner shook
with opulent laughter and luxurious joy,
your shoulders still bent with the burden of the day,
somewhere back in a corner you sang for yourself alone,
to the sad twang of the banjo's lament,
the music of loneliness and love.
You built oases
in the smoke of a filthy cigarette
that tasted like a clump of Cuban dirt.
In the night sky you would show the way
to a seagull lost and chilled
in the thickening fog
and you would listen, tears in eyes,
to its last sad farewill
from the shadow's edge.

Sometimes you would stand at the prow, bronze god,
moon-mist shining in the diamonds of your eyes
and your dreams would come to rest in the stars.

Five centuries have seen you with weapons in hand
and you have taught the races that exploited you
the passion for liberty.
At Santo Domingo
you staked out with suicides
and paved with nameless stones
the tortuous path that opened out one morning
onto the triumphant road of independence.
And you have held above the baptismal font--
grasping in one hand the torch of Vertieres
and with the other shattering the chains of slavery--
the birth of Liberty
for all of Spanish America.
You built Chicago
while singing the blues,
built the United States
to the rhythm of your spirituals,
and your blood ferments
in the red furrows of the star-spangled banner.
Out of the darkness
you leap into the ring:
champion of the world,
and with each victory you sound
the deep-voiced gong that sings the claims of your race.
In the Congo,
in Guinea,
you pitted yourself against imperialism,
fighting it
with drums,
with strange melodies
moaning out in wave upon wave
the chorus of your centuries of hate.
You lit the world
with the light of your fires.
In the dark days of a martyred Ethiopia,
you ran from every corner of the globe,
chewing out the same bitter notes,
the same fury,
the same cries.
In France,
in Belgium,
in Italy,
in Greece,
you stood up to danger and death. . .
And on the day of triumph,
after the American soldiers had chased you
out of a Paris cafe
with Rene Maran,
you were sent back
in boats
where they already rationed out your space
pushing you back to the galley,
to your tools,
your broom,
your bitterness,
in Paris,
in New York,
in Algiers,
in Texas,
pushing you behind the savage barbed-wire fences
of the Mason Dixon Line
of every country in the world.
Everywhere they stripped you of your weapons.
But can they strip the weapons from a black man's heart?
If you have laid aside the uniform of war,
you have not given up your countless wounds,
and their closed lips still speak to you in a low whisper.

You are waiting for the next call,
the inevitable call to arms.
Your war knows none but a temporary truce,
for there is no land where your blood has not been shed,
no tongue in which your color has not been cursed.
You smile, Black Boy,
you sing,
you dance,
you rock the cradle of the generations
that are still coming, that keep coming
onto the battlefields of work and suffering,
that will be coming tomorrow to lay siege to the bastilles
and bastions of the future
to write in every tongue,
on the bright pages of every sky,
the declaration of your rights,
ignored for five long centuries and more,
in Guinea,
in Morocco,
in the Congo,
and wherever your black hands
have left on the walls of Civilization
their prints of love, of beauty and of light. . .


Source: Norman R. Shapiro (ed.) Negritude: Black Poetry from Africa and the Caribbean. New York: October House, 1970.
(Sent to Ezili's HLLN on Dec. 25, 2006 courtersy of Dr. Alvin wyman Walker, PHD, PD)
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JEAN-FERNAND BRIERRE (Haiti), one of his country's most prolific men of letters was born on September 28, 1909, in the town of Jeremie, birthplace of many other eminent Haitian poets. After a religious and secular education culminating in agricultural studies, he spent a brief time as a teacher and administrator in the rural schools of the area.In 1933 he was appointed secretary of his country's Paris legation.

Returning to Haiti, he studied law, and subsequently filled numerous governmental posts, among them Under-Secretary of State for Tourism, Cultural Attache in the Department of Foreign Affairs, and Ambassador to Argentina. He also came to the United States to study at Teachers' College, Columbia University, in 1942-43.

Eventually, however, after a distinguished career in both letters and public service, Brierre ran afoul of the Duvalier regime. As organizer of an opposition newspaper, La Bataille, he found himself in and out of prison on frequent occasions, and for terms ranging up to fifteen months. Since 1965, after several years of exile in Jamaica, he has been living in Dakar, where he is an important member of the Senegalese Ministry of Cultural Affairs. He was an active participant in the World Festival of Negro Arts, held in Dakar in 1966.

Brierre has written extensively and in several genres, contributing to various Haitian journals, including Conjonction, the oran of the Institut Francais d'Haiti. After a few early collections of rather traditional verse, his production from the mid-Forties to the present has been steeped in the ever-growing racial awarenes. . . .

The lengthy poem Black Soul, which has been substantially revised and augmented, is translated here in the entirety of its 1947 version. In it one can detect the influence of Langston Hughes, as the author readily admits. (The two poets had come to know one another during Brierre's stay at Columbia). Extracts from Black Soul, have appeard frequently in collections; among them, Leopold Sedar Senghor's well-known Anthologie de la nouvelle poesie negre et malgache de francaise (Paris: Presses
Universitaires de France, 1948, 1969).

Source: Norman R. Shapiro (ed.) Negritude: Black Poetry from Africa and the Caribbean. New York: October House, 1970.
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Some AHP News - (English Translation in the form of extended headlines
for December 22 - 15, 2006 - Unofficial). Source:"Mike Levy" <mlhaiti@cornernet.com> For complete articles in the official
French version, please see www.ahphaiti.org. *

"The campaign against kidnappers...must be prepared to go wherever the kidnappers are, not just to the most deprived neighborhoods"


*Haitian police seized three people, including two police officers as they attempted to kidnap three people in Delmas. At least one of the officers is said to be a member of the BLTS (Office of anti-narcotics operations). The suspects had already had time to abduct three people, but a fourth, whom they were attempting to abduct not far from a police station, had time to call for help. The police immediately ran to the scene and overpowered the kidnappers who fired their weapons in an attempt to escape. They were taken to the police station along with their hostages. An enraged crowd arrived at the scene and demanded that the kidnappers be turned over to them.

The police spokesperson refused to comment on the incident.

There has been a dramatic increase in kidnappings over the past three weeks in the Haitian capital. Residents of populist districts are increasingly accused of being responsible for the abductions. However police sources insist that kidnappers as well as their victims come from all social strata.

AHP December 20, 2006 12:35 PM
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* Justice officials plan an important meeting for December 20 at the Justice Ministry to discuss the strike by judges triggered by accusations of corruption made by the director general of the police at the graduation ceremony for the 18th class of police cadets. Attendees expected at the meeting include the Justice Minister, the president of the Court of Cassation and many judges. The courts have been at a standstill since Monday in response to the allegations of corruption. Some judges have advocated mass resignations. They say they are upset because Mario Andresol has declined to provide evidence to back up his corruption allegations. Relations between judges and the police have worsened ever since a warrant was issued against former judicial police head Michael Licius, accused of involvement in kidnappings by Judge Napla Saintil, who is now off the case, while Licius has been dismissed from his position. Judge Napla said at the start of the week that he has thus far been unable to obtain any information about a group of individuals he ordered detained on allegations of kidnapping.

AHP December 20, 2006 12:35 PM
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AHP News - Extended headlines for December 19, 2006


An AHP editorial discusses the wave of kidnappings and asks whether the motive may be to justify calls for a return of the abusive Haitian army. The level of kidnappings is not far from that under the Latortue regime, the editorial asserts.

It is even said that the son of a kidnapper was kidnapped and assaulted for hours last week before his father arrived to obtain his release.

The article urges that effective solutions be developed that look beyond the stereotypes to identify the true perpetrators, those behind them and their motives. Many now believe that the strategies for actions against the kidnappers have been unsuccessful because people behind the development of these strategies are deliberately leading people on a wild goose chase.

This leads some to believe that the real objective is not to catch the kidnappers but rather to annihilate a certain category of individuals for very concrete reasons. Those who feel this way also see the campaign to reinstate the death penalty for kidnappings, in violation of the Haitian Constitution, as part of the same thinking, especially when those who call loudest for the death penalty say nothing in protest
when the kidnapper turns out to be Mr. X, who is one of the untouchables.

There is a lot of talk about kidnappings by ex-convicts, street gangs, and corrupt police officers, but the reality is that most of the bullets are fired toward the most deprived neighborhoods and the shantytowns of the capital. How many times has the UN been asked to pound these neighborhoods, no matter the cost in terms of "collateral damage", the editorial asks. These wretched people who are responsible for all our problems can simply be compensated or relocated, this reasoning goes. But
by covering up the tracks, the situation grows worse; kidnapping is now a many-headed phenomenon whose perpetrators and their patrons are spread out wide and far. The campaign against kidnapping must be prepared to go wherever the kidnappers are, just as during any epidemic, the medicines must be administered everywhere there are documented cases of the disease...

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AHP News Extended Headlinesfor December 18, 2006

*Judges strike in Port-au-Prince to protest allegations of corruption made against them by police director general Andrésol. Close to 50 judges held a closed meeting that lasted four hours at the courthouse to discuss Andrésol's statements. Several judges said as they emerged from the meeting that the work stoppage would continue until further notice. Investigative Judge Durin said that measures will be taken that will be "proportionate to the gravity of the outrage" experienced by the
judges.

* Investigating Judge Napela Saintil has been asking APENA officials at the National Penitentiary to provide him with a list of the prisoners who have been incarcerated on kidnapping charges based upon his orders. The judge wishes to learn whether some of them may have escaped recently. There are reports that several of the prisoners who were involved in the case with which former judicial police director Michael Lucius was associated, which was being investigated by Judge Saintil, may have been among those who escaped from the prison. Judge Saintil deplored that he has received no response to his request made several days ago. He said it was incomprehensible that it was so easy for prisoners to escape from the country's largest prison facility. He also said he doubts the case against Lucius will go anywhere because the judge who has been assigned the case after he was pressured to step aside is close to
Lucius.

Several judges attending Monday's closed meeting to discuss their work stoppage said that it is strange that the sectors exerting pressure to beef up the campaign against kidnapping are doing nothing to call for the truth to be revealed in the case against Mr. Lucius.

December 18, 2006 12:05 PM
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AHP News Extended Headlines December 15, 2006


AHP Editorial: What if the sole objective of the kidnappings is to bring about the departure of Prime Minister Alexis? For the past two weeks or so, kidnapping targets have been sensitive groups such as children, school children and schools themselves, causing great emotion and indignation. This is like a flashback to December 3, 2003, when a university rector was seen carried on a stretcher, his legs reportedly broken,under troubling and confused circumstances.

A foreign diplomat confirmed Thursday, December 14 that several people are eyeing the position of Prime Minister Jacques Edouard Alexis, especially after he he repeated a statement by President Préval expressing a preference for holding talks with alleged bandits and people possessing illegal weapons from all sectors as a means to achieving peace.

Heavy weapons and other illegal arms are not found solely in the hands of slum-dwellers. The practice of negotiating with leaders of armed groups, ex-convicts and other "freedom fighters" was common under the Latortue regime. Did Préval and Alexis make the mistake of imagining that they would be allowed to continue that practice?

"Listen! These escaped prisoners and ex-convicts are a different sort of bandit. They are on our side", one can almost hear the critics of Alexis say, as they remain mute when their people are accused of violence and kidnapping.

Violence and kidnapping must be fought in a comprehensive manner, otherwise, any discrimination in this effort will doom it to failure.

Utilizing the "yoyo" of insecurity as a means of forcing the departure of a top government official in these dangerous times is a serious risk to take.

And who would replace Alexis, and to what purpose?

It would be simply out of a desire to open a new period of uncertainty in the country, as if there weren't enough worries already. It is often said that the lure of power drives people mad and that politicians and political types are often puppets dangling from the strings of those who manipulate them.

Many say that these maneuvers aimed at upsetting the apple cart some six months after the constitutional government took office have intensified after rumors about a possible worsening of the illness of President Préval.

Indeed, even though the president explained his state of health upon his return from Havana on Sunday where he underwent tests five years after he had a prostate operation, some people continue to wish at any cost that he be very sick.

Haitian websites are full of articles speculating on who is going to replace President Préval. And of course a prime minister from a certain crowd is just the thing to pave the way when the time comes that the president becomes incapacitated, isn't it?

However, it just might be a long wait, a very long wait, and above all, very tiring.
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UN Operation in Cite Soleil leaves at least 10 killed, dozens others injured during the night of Thursday December 21
(AHP News, www.ahp.org)

UN spokesperson Sophie Boutaud de Lacombe claims the operation was aimed at apprehending kidnappers in Bois Neuf and bringing them to justice. However local residents say the victims were ordinary citizens whose only crime was that they live in the targeted neighborhood. Detonations could be heard for miles. De Lacombe denies that a UN armored vehicle was seized by bandits.

Some radio stations in the capital have been justifying the attack in Cite Soleil by the fact that local residents had set fire to a UN tank that had been abandoned by UN soldiers who had fled.

In addition to the dead and injured, residents report very serious property damage and there are concerns that a critical water shortage may now develop because water cisterns and pipes were punctured by the gunfire.

The UN attack follows heavy pressure on the government and the UN to conduct heavy weapons operations in this district, which has been identified by certain sectors as the sole bastion of the kidnappers.

On Wednesday, December 20, Haitian police, assisted by MINUSTAH soldiers violently clamped down on hundreds of demonstrators who were outraged over a police officer caught in the act of carrying out a kidnapping and who is a member of the anti-narcotics unit, and were demanding that the officer be turned over to them.

Many see the MINUSTAH operation as an attempt to appease sectors calling for the UN to leave Haiti, such as students who were considered to be the spearhead of the 2003/2004 anti-Aristide GNB campaign, who are now preparing to take to the streets once again.

During their most recent demonstrations, some of these students attacked UN soldiers, smashing windshields on some of their vehicles.

Many suspect, however, that these new demonstrations are not necessarily aimed at MINUSTAH, because it was the government put in office through the efforts of the GNB movement that originally asked for the UN presence in Haiti. The real objective of these students now, who are not working alone, according to some diplomats stationed in Port-au-Prince, is instead the creation of a situation that could force the prime minister to step down.
AHP Dec. 22, 2006 12:00 PM

(Translator's note: the MINUSTAH website contains a press release describing a joint MINUSTAH/PNH operation conducted at dawn on December 22 in Bois Neuf and Drouillard as an anti-kidnapping operation also designed to re-open the main road leading to Bois Neuf, labeled as the "fiefdom of the Belony gang."

The press release notes that an exchange of gunfire occurred for several hours and that there were no casualties among MINUSTAH or PNH personnel. "It is not yet possible to establish the toll of injuries or deaths of armed gang members", the MINUSTAH website states. The website quotes spokesperson de Lacombe as saying "It is possible that there were injuries or deaths among the criminals or their supporters".

The MINUSTAH press release also reports that for the entire week, MINUSTAH and the PNH have planned security operations in the "red zones" aimed at arresting kidnappers.)

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* UN soldiers prevent the Haitian Red Cross from providing first aid to children injured in Cite Soleil during the night of December 21st, according to the Red Cross coordinator. The Haitian government is asked to intervene to allow Red Cross access. Pierre Alexis, Haitian Red Cross coordinator in Cite Soleil, deplored the fact that UN soldiers blocked Red Cross vehicles from entering Cite Soleil. There are many children suffering very serious injuries who require medical attention, he said.Local residents were outraged that MINUSTAH soldiers refused to allow medical care to be provided to people they had injured, including children.

AHP December 22, 2006 1:00 PM

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Denounce the Dec. 22, 2006 UN slaughter of mostly civilians in Site Soley. Write, call your civic organizations, your churches, your local, national and international media. Ask that they take a position, denounce the UN killings of civilians in Haiti
and demand that UN soldiers respect Haitian life and livelihood.

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http://capwiz.com/wa/dbq/media


Ayisyen, Zanmi dwa moun toupatou, leve kampe!


URGENT, URGENT, URGENT:
It's obvious to us, given the overwhelming evidence of UN depravity in Haiti (including, as recently noted by a BBC report, its soldiers' rape and sexual assault on Haitian children) that the UN is continuing its long legacy of oppression on behalf of the former enslavers and colonizers on this planet. (See, The UN complicity in neocolonialism, assassinations and violence in Africa: An Interview with Ludo De Witte hosted by Walter Turner, Africa Today, KPFA, Nov. 27, 2006 (Mp3 audio); The UN is Not For Africans by Magalie X Djehouty-Thot, Haitian Perspectives, May 2, 2006; and What colonial education did to Africans - Ayi Kwe Armah)

Since 2004, under the UN's foreign tutelage of Haiti on behalf of the coup d'etat powers, tens of thousands of other innocent Haitians have been slaughtered, terrorized, raped and brutalized and thousands more illegally jailed for no good cause. This is the "justice and democracy" of the UN Security council and it's powers for Haiti. It is justice denied.

It is equally obvious that concerned Haitians and all human rights advocates MUST do something beyond appealing to the very oppressors and "their local African quislings" for help to stop the UN slaughter of civilians in the poor neighborhoods of Site Soley and to open the prison doors and free the remaining 2004 political prisoners and hundreds to thousands of Lavalas sympathizers jailed, without charge or trial, for almost 3 years now. Latortue may now be relaxing back in retirement in Boca Raton, but Latortue's jails remain overflowing in Haiti and the 2004 coup d'etat assassins continue to exert power and brutal influence, as evidenced by the December 22, 2006 brutal assault on the people of Site Soley in the dead of night.

One site soley resident put the attack in perspective for the world this way :"They came here to terrorise the population," said Rose Martel, (a Site Soley resident), referring to the police and UN troops. "I don't think they really killed the bandits, unless they consider all of us as bandits."

Though the residents of Site Soley have suffered the most during this coup d'etat, losing countless of theirr sons and daughters, including Emmanual Dred Wilme in the July 6, 2006 UN massacre. They are still not bowed. They evidence every day how Haiti's Black soul lives and cannot be raped, shot, bombed, terrorized or detained indefinitely under Bush's regime change in Haiti. They call us to action. Haiti's liberation rest squarely in the able hands of the Haitian people and like it or not, we live free or die.

HLLN therefore appeals again, directly to the HAITIANS in Haiti, actually
given those prison keys to hold, to stop following orders or “doing their
jobs” and, instead, do the righteous, moral and ethical thing: Take positive
action and OPEN THE PRISON GATES. Stop the death of innocent prisoners in Haiti. All the political prisoners NEED to be released immediately. It’s time for the law to be brought into application. It is time, as President Jean Bertrand Aristide just urged, for moral action to reign in Haiti.

Call, write your local and international media. Denounce the Un killing of civilians in Site Soley, demand a stop to the UN terror, military assaults on civilians and the slaughter of the residents of Site Soley.

"They came here to terrorise the population," said Rose Martel, a slum
dweller, referring to the police and UN troops. "I don't think they really killed the bandits, unless they consider all of us as bandits."
Reuters, Dec, 22, 2006
Contact information for US local, national and international media is on our website, and/or at: http://capwiz.com/wa/dbq/media

HLLN ACTION REQUESTED FROM OUR INTERNATIONAL
NETWORK AND HAITIANS:


We are asking for our Network, especially Haitians and those who speak
Kreyol, to immediately call the newspapers, television stations and radio
stations IN HAITI. (See list below)

The PEOPLE OF HAITI abroad and at home, must let the world know, as loudly as
they expressed their determination to have the Feb. 7, 2006 vote be counted,
that innocent Haitians are dying senseless, pointlessly and to apathetic
reception from our UN "saviors", for no good reason whatsoever, in the
International's (Bartholomew De La Casas') new "Aristide-free" Haiti.

Ayisyen, nou pa kapab ap ret chita tann "GWO MOUN" lan etazini e lan lonu, oubyen lòt kote, pou ede nou. Fok Ayisyen leve kampe pou sove lavi ti pèp la, e, tout prizonye politik yo jodi a menm!!!

Kriminèl ki lage kidnapè Stanley Handal ak asasin Louis Jodel Chamblain yo pa
p pè touye ti bebe, manman e papa lan Site Soley.

We must defend our own, ourselves. We are our own liberators. HLLN urges
Haitians to call the Haitian radio stations in Haiti. Let them know that too
many Haitians have died since Haiti's democratically elected government was ousted by the Ottawa Initiative coalition.

At this critical juncture, even as I write this next line, a Haitian child,
mother, father, faces imminent death in the within the International's
supervised prisons in Haiti, and the concentration camp these new Natzi's have turened Haiti into. We ask the Haitian people to flood the media in
Haiti and in the Diaspora. Take to the streets la sosyete. Agitate, agitate,
agitate and the gates will open and our liberation will come.

The suffering peoples of Haiti deserve our help more, our actions MORE.
Ayisyen, stand up for what's right, please. Remember Boukman's Prayer and
make a phone call, write a letter, make your protest know peacefully and with
determination.

"Speak your righteous message not to these “long rotted ash” but address your
message, my people, to the living and look only to Dessaline’s descendants
worldwide. His legacy is liberty. Speak to liberty lovers. Empower the
world’s lovers of liberty........."
http://www.margueritelaurent.com/pressclips/kangamundele.html

Boukman's Righteous Prayer

"The god who created the earth; who created the sun that gives us light.
The god who holds up the ocean; who makes the thunder roar. Our God
who has ears to hear. You who are hidden in the clouds; who watch us from
where you are. You see all that the white has made us suffer. The white
man's god asks him to commit crimes. But the god within us wants to do good.
Our god, who is so good, so just, He orders us to revenge our wrongs. It's He
who will direct our arms and bring us the victory. It's He who will assist us.
We all should throw away the image of the white men's god who is so pitiless.
Listen to the voice for liberty that sings in all our hearts." Boukman's Prayer at
the Bwa Kayiman Vodun ceremony, the call to action that launched the Haitian
Revolution, on August 14, 1791.
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BOUKMAN'S PRAYER (in Kreyol)

Bon Dje ki fè la tè. Ki fè soley ki klere nou enro. Bon Dje ki soulve lanmè. Ki fè
gronde loray. Bon Dje nou ki gen zorey pou tande. Ou ki kache nan niaj. Kap
gade nou kote ou ye la. Ou we tout sa blan fè nou sibi. Dje blan yo mande krim.
Bon Dje ki nan nou an vle byen fè. Bon Dje nou an ki si bon, ki si jis, li ordone
vanjans. Se li kap kondui branou pou nou ranpote la viktwa. Se li kap ba nou
asistans. Nou tout fet pou nou jete potre dje Blan yo ki swaf dlo lan zye. Koute
vwa la libète kap chante lan kè nou.

See Boukman's prayer in the Excerpt from Ezili Danto's Bwa Kayiman Play

Liberation Theology: These Vodun words inaugurated the concept of liberation
theology in Haiti. The African warriors, inspired by this Vodun prayer, became
"Haitian" in the land of the Taino/Arawaks, leaving an indelible mark on Haiti
and the entire world.

Call, call, call, write, email your local, national and internatioanl news outlets as well as the Haitian Radio and TV Stations IN HAITI:

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Urgent Action Alert: Ayisyen, Zanmi dwa moun toupatou, Leve Kanpe!
Men sa nou kapab fè pou ede pèp Ayisyen:
Leve vwa nou byen WO.

Sak enpòtan anpil se ke nou pa bliye PLIS, ekri MEDYA Ayisyen e medya
entènasyonal yo. Di yo fè travay yo. Montre le mond antye depi koudeta 2004 la, pa
gen jistis ditou ditou an Ayiti e moun ki pa san wont wè sa. Se MAGOUY kap
fèt sèlman. Rakonte yo sa ki fèt pase lan Site soley desanb 22, 2004. Esplike yo koman pòv yo k ap mouri kom poul lan lakay yo menn pou anyen. Mande
respè pou la lwa e Konstitisyon Ayisyen an.

1. Ekri medya nasyonal e lokal (Kontak pou medya Ayisyen yo nap jwen anba a,
lan e-mail sa. Ekri espesyalman CNN, New York Times, Washington Post, Miami
Herald)

2. Pou medya entènasyonal, ale wè: US Local, national and international media
http://www.margueritelaurent.com/contactinformation/local-national-media.html2.

3. Pou moun lan Diaspora a - Ekri Kongrèsman e Senatè pa w yo:
Contact US Congress
http://www.margueritelaurent.com/contactinformation/uscongress.html

Canadian Contact info for Canadian citizens: Click here
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HLLN e Diaspora Ayisyen an mande tout gouvènman ki genyen twoup yo lan
MINUSTA pou yo pase twoup yo lòd PA TIRE sou pèp yo ki pral pran lari a pou
mande respe dwa moun yo, et pou lage prizonye politik yo. Leve kanpe manifestan yo LEJITIM e legal. Sedemokrasi e jistis yo yap eseye bay fos e vwa.

HLLN e Diaspora Ayisyen an mande Lonu, MINUSTHA, Mèriken, France, Canada
respekte la lwa, respekte Konstitisyon an, respekte lwa entènasyonal, respekte
pèp Ayisyen.

Kenbe fèm Ayisyen, pa lage. Ede pèp nou, se konsa n'ap byen ede tèt nou.
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Contact information for US local and national media is:
http://capwiz.com/wa/dbq/media

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**Fighting for Liberty, A Haitian legacy********

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At least nine killed in Haitian slum raid, by Joseph Guy Delva, Reuters , Dec. 22, 2006

- Five die in Haiti slum violence | Opposition to the UN peacekeepers
is growing amongst slum dwellers |Friday, 22 December 2006, BBC News

- Nine dead in Haiti violence, December 23, 2006| Dominican Today

- Five killed in Haiti slum raid, Sat. Dec. 23, 2006, Aljazwwra.net

- At least 10 people died and 20 were wounded Friday in a UN peace-keeping operation in Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, a UN official said.
http://www.playfuls.com/news_
10_6145-At-Least-10-Dead-
In-UN-Peacekeeping-Operation.html

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At least nine killed in Haitian slum raid

22 Dec 2006 23:09:57 GMT
Source: Reuters
By Joseph Guyler Delva

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Dec 22 (Reuters) - At least nine people were killed in Haiti's largest slum on Friday during a raid by security forces targeting armed gangs blamed for a recent surge in kidnappings and other crimes in the capital Port-au-Prince.

It was one of the worst outbreaks of violence in the chaotic Caribbean country in more than a year and came hours after the U.N. chief envoy to Haiti, Edmond Mulet, said the go
vernment had given the go-ahead for a crackdown on areas controlled by gangs.
About 400 U.N. soldiers in armored vehicles, backed by Haitian police forces, stormed a district called Bwa Nef in the volatile slum of Cite Soleil in a move to dislodge heavily armed gang members led by a young man known as Belony.

A Reuters photographer counted nine bodies from the clashes that ensued and eyewitnesses counted four others dead.


As many as 30 people were wounded, humanitarian aid workers said. All of the casualties were believed to be civilians.

"The foreigners came shooting for hours without interruption and killed 10 people," Johnny Claircidor, a resident of Bwa Nef, told Reuters. "Then Belony's gang members started to exchange fire with them", he said. "I personally counted 10 bodies," Claircidor said.

The spokesperson for the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Haiti, Sophie De la Combe, declined to provide a toll.

"No one was killed or injured on our side, but it's difficult for us to know for now how many bandits could have been killed or wounded," said De la Combe.

The U.N. operation, conducted jointly with the Haitian police, was launched at about 3 a.m. and was led by Brazilian peacekeepers.

"The operation was conducted to address the current insecurity caused by the recent wave of kidnappings in the capital Port-au-Prince," said Jean Saint-Fleur, the director of Haiti's Administrative Police.

He too said he was unable to give an official death toll from the Cite Soleil fighting.
"They came here to terrorize the population," Rose Martel, a slum dweller, told Reuters, referring to the police and U.N. troops.

"I don't think they really killed the bandits, unless they consider all of us as bandits," she said.

AlertNet news is provided by Reuters

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Five die in Haiti slum violence
Opposition to the UN peacekeepers is growing amongst slum dwellers |
Friday, 22 December 2006, BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/6205037.stm


At least five people have been killed in clashes between UN troops and armed gang members in a Haitian shantytown near the capital, Port-au-Prince.

The UN mission said the confrontation began early on Friday morning, but were unable to comment on casualty figures.

They said a UN vehicle was also burnt in the clashes at the Cite Soleil slum. UN peacekeepers - in Haiti since 2004 - have stepped up patrols amid worsening security in the area, but opposition to their presence has grown.

They were sent to maintain order after a revolt ousted the former President, Jean-Bertrand Aristide.

Gun battles
A UN statement said its troops had launched a joint operation with Haitian police as part of an effort to fight a recent upsurge in kidnapping and other violence by gangs based in the slum.

Eyewitnesses said several victims were taken to hospital, and local residents showed reporters the bodies of five men who, they said, were killed by UN fire.

Residents had previously accused UN soldiers of firing indiscriminately during gun battles with gang members.

The UN has denied this, saying peacekeepers only open fire when they come under attack.

The Brazilian-led UN force includes more than 8,000 soldiers and police
supported by some 1,000 civilian personnel.

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Nine dead in Haiti violence,
December 23, 2006| Dominican Today
http://www.dominicantoday.com/app/article.aspx?id=20871

PORT-AU-PRINCE.- A confrontation between members of the United Nations peacekeeping force in Haiti (MINUSTAH) and armed gang members has left
at least nine people dead and several dozen more injured in the north
of the Haitian capital.

Reporters on the scene saw nine dead bodies and estimated that 30 people had been taken to Cité Soleil’s St. Catherine’s hospital. Several local media outlets confirmed that they had seen three dead bodies and 22 injured at the hospital.

A spokesperson for MINUSTAH stated that the UN troops had suffered no casualties, but that one of their armored cars was set on fire and completely gutted.

The confrontation took place in the notorious Cité Soleil slum neighborhood during a MINUSTAH crackdown on the wave of kidnappings in the Haitian capital, according to UN spokesperson Sophie Boutaud de la Combe. The MINUSTAH spokesperson said that six hostages had been released and 24 people detained as a result of the UN’s joint actions with the Haitian police.

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Five killed in Haiti slum raid |Sat. Dec. 23, 2006, Aljazwwra.net

At least five people have been killed in Haiti's largest slum during a raid by security forces targeting armed gangs in the capital Port-au-Prince.

The raid came hours after Edmond Mulet, the UN's chief envoy to Haiti, said the government had given the go-ahead for a crackdown on areas controlled by gangs.

About 400 UN soldiers, led by Brazilian peacekeepers and backed by Haitian police forces, entered the Bwa Nef district in the slum of Cite Soleil at 3am local time on Saturday.

As many as 30 people, were wounded in the raid, humanitarian aid
workers said. All were believed to be civilians.

Shootout
"The foreigners came shooting for hours without interruption and killed 10 people," said Johnny Claircidor, a resident of Bwa Nef."
Then Belony's gang members started to exchange fire with them ... I personally counted 10 bodies."

In past gun battles in Haiti's crowded, maze-like slums, people have been struck by crossfire from both sides so it was not possible to immediately confirm who was responsible for the killings.

Sophie De la Combe, the spokesperson for the UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti, declined to provide a toll.

"No one was killed or injured on our side, but it's difficult for us to know for now how many bandits could have been killed or wounded," he said.
Insecurity

Jean Saint-Fleur, the director of Haiti's administrative police, said:

"The operation was conducted to address the current insecurity caused by the recent wave of kidnappings in the capital Port-au-Prince." He also said he was unable to give an official death toll from the Cite Soleil fighting.

"They came here to terrorise the population," said Rose Martel, a slum
dweller, referring to the police and UN troops. "I don't think they really killed the bandits, unless they consider all of us as bandits."

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At least 10 people died and 20 were wounded Friday in a UN peace-keeping operation in Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, a UN official said
.

http://www.playfuls.com/news_10_6145-At-Least-
10-Dead-In-UN-Peacekeeping-Operation.html

The operation was aimed at disarming one of the armed bands in the poverty district of Cite Soleil, according to Sophia Boutaud, spokeswoman for the United Nations Mission for the Stabilization of Haiti (MINUSTAH).

According to eyewitnesses, armed criminals attacked a patrol being carried out by MINUSTAH and local police. After the clashes, hundreds of residents demanded an end to the violence and withdrawal of the 8,000-strong UN troops.

The UN stabilization forces are policing the democratization process in Haiti, which has been rocked by unrest for decades.

Armed gangs terrorize the capital, demanding that ex-president Jean-Bertrand Aristide, ousted from office in 2004, be returned to power.

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Forwarded by Ezili's Haitian Lawyers Leadership Network
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CKUT Radio: Haiti - A Rough 2007
http://aaron.resist.ca/node/105

Listen to an interview
with Patrick Elie, a long-time human rights activist based in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Here, he comments on the latest UN massacre of December 22, 2006, and gives an overview of the current Haitian political landscape.

-->To download or listen to this report, visit:
http://www.radio4all.net/proginfo.php?id=21076

In the early morning of Friday, December 22nd, 2006, starting at approximately 3 a.m., 400 Brazilian-led UN occupation troops in armored vehicles carried out a massive assault on the people of Cite Soleil, Port-au-Prince, laying siege yet again to the impoverished community. Initial reports have put the body count as high as 40, mostly civilians, or in the UN's terms, "collateral damage".

I spoke on the phone with Patrick Elie at his home in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Elie comments on this most recent massacre in the slum of Cite Soleil, but also on what he calls a "new coup d'etat". In Elie's words, even though the popular president Rene Preval came to power this year, the outside forces (ie. Canada, France, and the USA) that sponsored the violent overthrow of Jean-Bertrand Aristide nearly 3 years ago are preventing the Haitian people's agenda from being put into place. As a result, key popular demands have still not been met: Aristide remains in exile in South Africa, political prisoners remain behind bars, and the UN continues to lay seige to Haiti's poorest communities. Elie says that if Preval doesn't start to build a security force FOR the people and not AGAINST the people, 2007 will be a rough year for Haiti.
For more information on the latest events in Cite Soleil, and for other news and updates from Haiti, see:


http://haitiaction.net/News/HAC/12_25_6.html
www.haitisolidarity.net
www.canadahaitiaction.ca
www.ckut.ca

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Urgent action alert from the Haiti Action Committee - December 24, 2006 | The UN’s Christmas present to Haiti -- A pre-dawn, heavy-caliber assault on the men, women and children of Cite Soleil

In the early morning of Friday, December 22nd, starting at approximately 3 a.m., 400 Brazilian-led UN occupation troops in armored vehicles carried out a massive assault on the people of Cite Soleil, laying siege yet again to the impoverished community. Eyewitness reports said a wave of indiscriminate gunfire from heavy weapons began about 5 a.m. and continued for much of the day Friday -- an operation on the scale of the July 6, 2005 UN massacre in Cite Soleil. Detonations could be heard for miles, AHP reported.

Initial press accounts reported at least 40 casualties, all civilians. According to community testimony, UN forces flew overhead in helicopters and fired down into houses while other troops attacked from the ground with Armored Personnel Carriers (APCs). People were killed in their homes. UN troops from Brazil, Chile, Uruguay and Bolivia took part in the all-day siege, backed by Haitian police. UN soldiers once again targeted the Bois Neuf and Drouillard districts of Cite Soleil -- scene of the July 6th massacre.

While reports are still coming in, this is what we do know right now:

* A Reuters photographer "counted 9 bodies, and eyewitnesses counted 4 others dead. As many as 30 people were wounded, humanitarian workers said. All of the casualties are believed to be civilians." (Reuters)

* One Haitian human rights observer personally counted at least 17 dead bodies on the ground. This eyewitness also reported:
+ A woman 6-months pregnant was shot in the stomach, killing the unborn child.
+ A man and his 8-year-old boy were in their beds when a helicopter rained bullets into their house, wounding both.
+ A man named Jacquelin Olivier was killed in his bed when bullets pierced the walls. He leaves a wife and 3-year old boy.
* "The foreigners came shooting for hours without interruption and killed 10 people," said Bois Neuf resident Johnny Claircidor, quoted by Reuters. "They came here to terrorize the population," Cite Soleil resident Rose Martel told Reuters, referring to UN troops and police. "I don't think they really killed any bandits, unless they consider all of us as bandits."
* Agence Haitienne de Presse (AHP) said Cite Soleil "residents report very serious property damage and there are concerns that a critical water shortage may now develop because water cisterns and pipes were punctured by the gunfire."
* "Local residents say the victims were ordinary citizens whose only crime was that they live in the targeted neighborhood." (AHP)

UN soldiers block Red Cross vehicles from coming to aid the wounded -- According to Pierre Alexis, the Haitian Red Cross coordinator for Cite Soleil, the UN soldiers prevented the Haitian Red Cross from treating children injured during the assault. Alexis said that many children were suffering serious injuries, but that UN soldiers blocked Red Cross vehicles from entering Cite Soleil. AHP reported that "residents were outraged that [UN] soldiers refused to allow medical care...for people they had injured." Despite this, St. Catherine's Hospital in Cite Soleil reported receiving many wounded.

Why this latest assault on the people of Cite Soleil?
-- UN occupation authorities in Haiti claim it is part of their fight against "bandits" and "kidnappers," scapegoating the 300,000 residents of Cite Soleil. However, it is widely known throughout Port-au-Prince that kidnappers are coming from all sectors, including corrupt police officials and the wealthy. Does the UN lead military assaults on affluent neighborhoods where kidnappers are known to operate? Of course not.

A more plausible explanation comes from grassroots activists in Cite Soleil. They argue that this is "punishment" for their ongoing protests demanding an end to the UN occupation, restoration of full democracy, return of President Aristide, and the release of political prisoners. Additionally, the people of Cite Soleil have been vigorously protesting the December 3rd municipal elections, in which there were widespread allegations of fraud and many from the popular neighborhoods were prevented from voting.

Just recently, on December 16th, the people of Cite Soleil led a massive protest throughout Port-au-Prince marking the anniversary of Jean-Bertrand Aristide’s first election as president in 1990. [They marched despite the UN shooting up the district the night before, in what was widely viewed as a UN attempt to intimidate the populace on the eve of the march.] In the week following the march, tensions continued to escalate, culminating in the December 22nd assault by UN forces under Brazilian command.

Enough is enough! Join us in denouncing the ongoing UN terror attacks on the Haitian people!

Now is the time for people in the US and throughout the world to step up our solidarity efforts with the people of Haiti. Our protests, calls and letters after the UN massacre in Cite Soleil on July 6th, 2005 -- and the many UN attacks since then -- need to be updated, expanded, intensified. Demand an end to the UN’s repeated, brutal assaults on this besieged community.

Email or fax the UN official below. Keep it brief.
*** Denounce the massive, heavy-caliber assault on the citizens of Cite Soleil by UN occupation forces on Dec. 22, 2006.
*** Demand reparations for the victims and their families.
*** Demand prosecution of the UN officials, commanders and soldiers responsible for this latest UN atrocity in Haiti.

TO: Edmond Mulet, UN Special Representative in Haiti -- mulet@un.org fax 011-509-244-3512
cc to: Thierry Fagart, UN Human Rights chief in Haiti -- fagart@un.org fax 011-509-244-9366
cc to: Louise Arbour, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights -- ngochr@ohchr.org fax 011-41-22-917-9011

For more information: 510 483 7481 or email haitiaction@yahoo.com
www.haitiaction.net and www.haitisolidarity.net
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‘Freedom is not something that anybody can be given. Freedom is something people take, and people are as free as they want to be.’
--James Baldwin

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"Transformation is only valid if it is carried out with the people,
not for them. Liberation is like a childbirth, and a painful one. The person
who emerges is a new person: no longer either oppressor or oppressed,
but a person in the process of achieving freedom. It is only the oppressed
who, by freeing themselves, can free their oppressors."

- Paulo Freire, from Pedagogy of the Oppressed

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Those who don't know their history are doomed to repeat it:
See, the first US occupation and administration of Haiti and how, then too,
President Wilson of the US called the US. marines exploits on behalf of New York
bankers and multinationals, an exercize in "civilizing" and "developing" the "corrupt,"
"failed" and "inept" blacks of Haiti....
Charlemagne Pèralte Speaks!

- Inquiry into Occupation and Administration of Haiti," The U.S. Senate
Investigates the Haitian Occupation
interview Haitians about marine conduct
in the guerrilla war against Haitian resistance.


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See Also:

Conclusions and Recommendations by the Commitee of Six Disinterested
Americans


The People Were Very Peaceable": The U.S. Senate Investigates the
Haitian Occupation


The Truth about Haiti: An NAACP Investigation
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Dessalines Is Rising!!
Ayisyen: You Are Not Alone!


"When you make a choice, you mobilize vast human energies and resources which otherwise go untapped...........If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want and all that is left is a compromise." Robert Fritz

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Solidarity Day Pictures & Articles
May 18, 2005
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Drèd Wilme, A Hero for the 21st Century

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Pèralte Speaks!

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Yvon Neptune's
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April 20, 2005

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Emmanuel "Dread" Wilme - on "Wanted poster" of suspects wanted by the Haitian police.
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Emmanuel "Dread" Wilme speaks:
Radio Lakou New York, April 4, 2005 interview with Emmanuel "Dread" Wilme
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The
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Urgent Action:
Demand a Stop
to the Killings
in Cite Soleil

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Denounce Canada's role in Haiti: Canadian officials Contact Infomation
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Urge the Caribbean Community to stand firm in not recognizing the illegal Latortue regime:

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zilibutton Slide Show at the July 27, 2004 Haiti Forum Press Conference during the DNC in Boston honoring those who stand firm for Haiti and democracy; those who tell the truth about Haiti; Presenting the Haiti Resolution, and; remembering Haiti's revolutionary legacy in 2004 and all those who have lost life or liberty fighting against the Feb. 29, 2004 Coup d'etat and its consequences
     
 
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