Bloodbath Brought to Haiti: Coup D'etat Massacres, Victims and Human
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U.S. Marines convert schools into prisons.
U.S. Marines turned a medical university into prison and barracks. Youth
radio and tv station (Radyo & Tele Timoun) ransacked and shut down.
Union buses burnt.
- 3,000 prisoners freed.
As the coup forces took cities throughout February,
2004, they burned police stations, unlocked the nation's jails, freeing
all of the prisoners, including other FRAPH and disbanded army officials,
called "freedom fighters" by Gerarld Latortue, along with
convicted rapist, murderers and common criminals. "Approximately
3,000 were freed overall, including many
who were serving sentences or awaiting trial for serious human rights
There is no apparent effort being made to capture the escapees, among
whom were persons convicted in the Raboteau Massacre trial."During
Feb, 2004, the Coup D'etat people released the triggerman in the Jean
Dominque case from prison. Other convicted criminals and known human
rights abusers such as Jean Pierre Baptiste (alias Jean Tatoune),
Jean-Claude Duperval, Carl Dorelien, and General Prosper Avril were
free to roam Haiti, join the Latortue police force or run for President
of Haiti!. The Marines shut out over 200 medical students from their
school and turned the classrooms into barracks and prison cells. Literary,
health, and social programs for the poor where destroyed.
- 100 Haitians
rounded up in the North, left to die in Shipping Containers:
"Revelations from Afghanistan were chronicled in the new documentary
film recently screened by the European Parliament. "Afghan Massacre:
Convoy of Death," documents the deaths of up to 3,000 suspected
Taliban Fighters. They perished in shipping containers where they
were riddled with bullets and literally left out in the sun to stew
to death in their own juices. Back in our hemisphere, in Haiti, over
100 (suspected) members of the Lavalas Party were rounded up by newly
reconstituted death squads, forced into a shipping container and dropped
into the sea." Quoted from
"Our nasty little racist war in Haiti" by Michael
I. Niman, June 7, 2004)
- Meanwhile, within a few months, Haiti's jails were re-filled with
the members of the Constitutional government, including the constitutional
Prime Minister of Haiti, Yvon Neptune and 70-year old grandmother,
So Ann. (See, National Lawyers Guild Report, Phase 2 and,
March 17, 2004
Bel Air massacres by the US Marines, 2004.
* "Multiple witnesses described an incident that occurred on
March 13 in which Marines fired upon and killed up to 10
Haitians in Bel-Air, a poor section of Port-au-Prince. According to
an official at the U.S. Embassy, the Marines thought they were being
fired upon and returned fire. However, witnesses interviewed by the
delegation consistently declared that there were no guns being fired,
that they were having a demonstration with flares or fireworks.
* (One such interviewee was a 16-year-old
male who was shot in the back by a Marine bullet.) It appears
that American armed forces overreacted and used excessive force on
this occasion. " (See, National Lawyers Guild Report, Phase II)
* Rudy Nicodern (27) murdered at Rue Enterrement
May 10 2004
US Marines arrest 60-year old grandmother in the dead of night, put
black plastic bags and handcuffs on all 11 occupants in the home, even
on her 5 year old grandson who was asleep and transported them to the
barracks for questioning. She been in prison since.
- May 18, 2004
* Flag day- 9 unarmed
demonstrators killed by men-in-black under cover of U.S. Marine firepower.
and the US Marines Spokesperson: Lt. Col. Dave Lapan faces off with
Titus Simpson, 23, shot with single shot to the head by Haitian
Special (CIMO) Forces less than 30 yards in front of American Journalist
Kevin Pina, who filmed his last breath and right under cover of U.S.
Marine firepower. He was unarmed, listening to his Sony Walkman.
Daniel Lescouflet, shot dead by coup d'etat police
in front of the St. Jean Bosco Catholic Church
- October 13, 2004
* Fr. Gerard Jean-Juste arrested
* Arbitrary and capricious arrest of Father Jean-Juste as he was feeding
children at his church in Port-au-Prince by hooded police who burst
in, firing shots, wounding three children with bullets, smashing windows,
throwing father Jean Juste to the ground and dragging to prison him
head first into their truck. Jean Juste remained in prison for 2 months
on a "disturbing the peace" charge that carries a fine equivalent
to 30 U.S. cents. http://www.konpay.org/pmwiki.php/Main/ReportNovember5
- October 26, 2004
Fort National Massacre
Deklarasyon Sektè Popilè-a
* According to a news account, "On the afternoon of Oct. 26,
(2004) masked men dressed in the black uniforms of Haitian riot police
executed 13 people from
the Rue Estim? quarter of Fort National near Bel-air. Some of the
victims were killed in the slum while others were driven to and executed
at Titanyen, a desolate dumping ground just north of the capital.
Three of the victims were young women.
* According to witnesses, the killers pulled up in four vehicles with
Police plates in front of the house on Rue Estimè. They were
accompanied by an ambulance. " http://www.haitixchange.com/hx/article.asp?article_id=21
Declarations and Pictures
from the Grassroots to the International Community and Media on the
Massacres of Haitians on Oct 26, 2004, October 30, 2004 and Feb. 28,
Received by the Ezili Danto Witness Project, April 26, 2006
October 26, 2004
Massacre at Fort National – 18
people murdered by men in black police.
* A certain Desiral, agent #4
in the police force was the head of the men-in-black commando unit that
massacred 18 people at Fort National. After the massacre, said Desiral,
was promoted within the police "agent" ranks. Initially the
Fort National body count was reported at 13
bodies found inside the house the commandos had invaded. Later, the
people in the area added 5 more corpse to the massacre because the ambulance
had gone with these Fort National bodies, bringing the total to 18 executed
Amongst the dead were:
* Reginald Francois
* Vercius Fanfan (son of Elius Fanfan, coach of Aigle
Noir (the black eagle) soccer team and a former National Team soccer
player for Haiti.
* Also summarily executed by Desiral’s men at Fort National was
Maurice Moreau. (The other names to be added.)
October 28, 2004
* 4 men murdered by Latortue’s
men-in-black. (See, Shrine video clip)
- October 28, 2004
* Also it was reported that "On Oct. 28, four other youths were
found executed on Rue Peyan in the Bel-air neighborhood. Two of the
victims had their hand tied.
* One of the victims was shirtless, suggesting that he had been abducted
from or near his home.
* "Six police cars came up here with about 15 officers,"
one of the witnesses told a New York Times reporter. "They took
the men out of the cars, put them on the ground and shot them in the
Massacre of 4 young Haitians, ages 13- 15 by US-imposed Boca Raton Regime
December 1, 2004
Prison Guards and Police Massacre of detainees
* 107 prison detainees
slaughtered (some in their cells) by Haitian police forces and prison
December 19, 2004
Over 400 prisoners forced-out by men-in-black, former military and prison
Dec. 28, 2004
* Jelin Augustin was carrying water. Police called
him over, ordered him on the ground and executed him.
Jan. 12, 2005
* Radio JOURNALIST Jimmy Charles arrested by MINUSTHA.
His family later found his body in the morgue.
- Jan. 14, 2005
Village De Dieu
Jean-Robert Charlot, 22 year old, assassinated by
the police when they descended on the area.
Louis-Jeune Chatetier, 26 year old, died in Village de Dieu
St Juste Julien Calixte
27 year old, Village de Dieu, assassinated by the police.
January 17, 2005
Abdias Jean, journalist from Village de Dieu, arrested by
MINUSTHA and summarily executed by the police.
Casimir Loubel, 17 year old, assassinated by police, killed
near the National Theater, a few meters from Village de Dieu, at 4
* Ederson Joseph murdered at Fort National.
January 18, 2005
Romain Ezaillir, 24 year old, assassinated January 18, 2005,
in front of the police barrack in Martissankilled by the police.
Jan. 20, 2005
Robinson Sergilus Patrick, 29 years old, assassinated on January
20, 2005, in Martissan, around St Bernadette church.
Jan. 23, 2005
Wilner Fanfan, 42 years old, assassinated by the police
on January 23, 2005, in the Leogane portal, called Kosovo.
Jan. 26, 2005
Jean Ulysse Dameus, aka Jeangy, assassinated by police on January
26, 2005, in the vicinity of Martissan.
Roger Jean Marie Carlo, 26 years old, killed in Martissan.
Narcius Jean Marie, 23 years old, corpse found in Bicentenaire,
on January 26 2005.
Jan. 30, 2005
Corridor Bastia in Bel Air
* 5 murdered by Latortue’s
men-in-black assailants including Wilkens Bosse a 10th
grade student. According to Wilken Bosse’s mother on video testimony,
the men-in-black police came to their house and started roughing up
her son. He pleaded with them saying he was not a gangster or into any
illegal activities, that he was a student in the 10th grade. These police
trained by Canadians, US, CIVPOL and UN in Haiti responded, “we’ll
graduate you” and promptly shot Wilken Bosse through the head
dead. He left behind one baby child and a distraught and grief-stricken
family. (Video testimony of his mother is available from the Ezili Danto
February 4, 2005
* Joseph Jeff (15 years old) - murdered by Latortue
February 7, 2005
Blemur Batraville, 21 years old, assassinated on February
7, 2005, at Rue Macajoux
Jacky Menelus, 43 years old, assassinated on February
7, 2005, at Rue Macajoux and Rue du Centre
Gilberte Narcius Leon, assassinated during the February 7th,
2005 police operation in Rue Macajoux.
Patricia Joseph Lormeus, a small ambulatory merchant, died
on February 7th
Madame Roger, a well known merchant, killed, Feb. 7,
February 18, 2005
Lovita Ainsiconu, assassinated on February 18, 2005
in the Teleco, Sanfil area
Feb. 25, 2005
(Between Feb. 25 to Feb. 28, 2005)
Alex Michel, 28 years old, a merchant assassinated in Rue St
Martin during a police operation
Dieubenite Juste, and 5th grader assassinated by the police
while sitting in the “Parc of Peace”
Fritzner Delva, 42 years old Social Affairs Ministry messenger,
assassinated in Rue St Martin across from a Protestant Church
Ernst Gay aka Toutou, 36 years old, received a bullet in the
head in Rue St Martin
Jean Wilbert Dorinsky, 26 years old, assassinated Rue Tiremasse
on February 25, 2005
Alex Jerome aka Black Alex, who was considered crazy, was assassinated
by the police in Rue St Martin
Junior Joseph,18 years old, shoemaker, he was assassinated
behind Lycee Petion
Herard Maxo, assassinated behind Lycee Petion, while washing
Jeff Joseph, assassinated behind Lycee Petion in the vicinity
of Marinette Hill
Celestin Adrien, 20 years old, assassinated in Rue des Cesards
and Rue Dr Aubrit
Jean Frantzy aka Fanfan, assassinated on February 28, 2005,
in front of the cathedral of Prot-au-Prince
Jasmin Simeon Franky, assassinated on February 28, 2005, in
Rue des Fonds Forts
- Feb. 25, 2005
Diego Dieujenijus, Bel Air
* Michelet Petit
murdered by police
* Date______? Bel Air * Michelet Petit left behind two small children.
He was his mother’s only provider. Now she with no provider
for herself or his children - maman rete avek de bra-l balanse! Video
testimony grieving mother explaining how Michelet Petit earned his
living by being a “Police beton.” When we asked
what is a Police Beton. It was explained that a “police beton”
is someone with community respect who voluntarily would go to a busy
intersection or heavily trafficked crossroads and direct the drivers.
It takes years of apprenticeship to get your own crossing. Drivers
pay the experience crossing guides a tip for the service. It requires
great skill to be good at this and to command the attention of drivers
each trying to get the right-of-way to go first at a busy intersection.
That’s how Michelet Petit made his living, took care of his
mother and two babies. He was not a gangster or criminal. Like all
the others, his crime was that he lived in Bel Air and could or may
have sympathy for the oustered Constitutional government that empowered
- February 28, 2005
February 28, 2005 and April 27, 2005:
* 27 unarmed demonstrators
returning home reported murdered by police
* According to our sources, initially after the February 28, 2005
massacre 8 bodies were found and buried at public
funerals. Then more corpse were found thrown away under the Ravine
Canapevert of returning demonstrators, ambushed and murdered by the
men-in-black bringing the total dead for February 28, 2005 to 27
people. (Recorded interview testimony of these details from Haiti
on August 22, 2005 for the Ezili Danto Witness program available.)
* Amongst the dead who were identified are:
* Stanley Blot and
(Our investigation continues for identification of the others and
this will be updated as we get to the mounds of information we’ve
received for the Ezili Danto Witness project from Haiti. Keep checking
our website for updates.)
Sektè Popilè-a on Feb. 28, 2005 Massacre
* "At least 11 unarmed
demonstrators were killed in the two attacks prompting U.N. Secretary
General Kofi Annan to echo demands by human rights organizations for
an official investigation." http://www.worldcrisis.com/news/1152_0_1_0_C/
* "The use of lethal and indiscriminate violence by the police
to disperse and repress demonstrators only serves to increase tension
in an already violence-torn country, said Amnesty International today
as it condemned the repression against LAVALAS Party supporters by Haitian
National Police (HNP) officers in Port-au-Prince on 27 April.
* According to reports, police officers opened fire against LAVALAS
supporters demonstrating near the United Nations Mission headquarters
in Bourdon, Port-au-Prince. At least 5 people died during the demonstration
and 4 others are reported
to have died later on as a consequence of their wounds. Several demonstrators
and bystanders were also injured.
* "The repression of this peaceful demonstration is not an isolated
case. The insecurity and ongoing confrontation with armed groups should
not be used as a pretext to crack down on demonstrators and the right
to freedom of expression and association," Amnesty International
28, 2005 Massacre
of peaceful demonstrators (a few pictures)
28, 2005 Massacre of peaceful demonstrators from Bel Air
March 1, 2005
9 Haitians killed by Haitian
police (See above Amnesty release "Haiti:
National Police must be held accountable for killings of civilians"
Jonathan St Armand Dello, 46 years old, assassinated on March
1st, 2005, in Rue Sans Fil in the vicinity of Teleco
Rosita Carmelot, assassinated on March 1st, 2005, in Rue Sans
Fil in the vicinity of Teleco, Rue Timas
March 2, 2005
Jeanty Vales, 26 years old, assassinated on March 2,
2005, in the Pean corner by the police.
Emanuel Bellevue, assassinated in Rue Tiremasse
Johnny Lafortune, assassinated in Rue Tiremasse
Jean Simeon Quan, assassinated
April 1, 2005 to April 23, 2005 -
Killed by UN soldiers (AUMOHD
1. Fedia Raphael, age 15. She was shot by the Peruvian
MINUSTAH soldiers, April 9, 2005
2. Jean Brenel Jean, age 28, killed by several bullets
to the head by Peruvian MINUSTAH soldiers, April 15, 2005
3. Paul Jean Emile, killed at Bois Neuf in Cité
Soleil by MINUSTAH soldiers.
4. Andre Joassaint, killed April 1, 2005 by MINUSTAH
5. "Bord", so called, a former soccer player,
killed outside the police station at Cité Soleil
6. Denis Gary, killed by MINUSTAH soldiers with a bullet
to the head, Cité Soleil
7. Daniel Jimmo, killed by MINUSTAH soldiers, April
19th, at Drouillard
8. Marie Maude Fabien, age 28, shot by MINUSTAH soldiers
April 23, 2005. She is still in the morgue because her parents haven't
the means to bury her. (AUMOHD
report for Ezili Danto Witness Project, dated April 30, 2005)
April 27, 2005
* 7 unarmed demonstrators
reported murdered by Haitian police. MINUSTHA present on April 27, 2005.
One investigator wrote: "The police executed 5 young men near Christ
Roi under the pretext of a confrontation." (AUMOHD
* Rodriguez Joinville died during the April 27, 2005
demonstration from a police bullet. He was amongst the 7
people who died in front of UN site in Bourdon. (No date, location -
* Boniface disappeared. Presumed dead by his family.
* (Boniface’s family provided his picture at shrine clip of the
"Coup D’etat Dead and Disappeared" located at Plas Delmas
2 on video footage obtained for Ezili Danto Witness Project)
May 18, 2005
* Flag day - 3 unarmed demonstrators killed by men-in-black after demonstration
where men-in-black lined the streets intimidating the peaceful protesters.
Date: Wed, 18 May 2005 22:52:19 +0200 (CEST)
mwen ekri ou poum di ou apre manifestasyon a genyen 2
moun site soley ki mouri nan kafou rue sant matin kote
polis an nwa touye moun sa yo apre yo tap ale lakay yo
apre sa site soley te genyen gwo pwoblem ladan anpil
moun ap rele epi polis arete 5moun nan manifestasyon
an ,polis nan sous komisaya anface mache tet bef la
,pou telphon ________ou va rele pou plis enfomasyon
June 26, 2005
- June 4, 2005
* 54 people executed
by Latortue’s police at the Cathedral Massacre in Bel Air.
* According to our video clip testimony of eyewitnesses, including of
a Haitian women who was beaten and miraculously escaped the police execution
that June 4th day.
* CIMO, the men-in-black descended upon the residents with MINUSTHA
troops near the area of Perpetuel church. The men-in-black took out
gasoline cans and started burning the people’s houses. About 6
homes were torched. As the people ran from the houses they were beaten
and then the police gathered them up and put them in a waiting paddy
wagon or truck. MINUSTHA stayed in their tanks and watched the houses
burn and the people being beaten, giving cover to the police and intimidating
the people with their firepower and presence. The police took 54 people
in all and rode them down the street behind the Cathedral, forced them
to the ground and executed them.
* According to one eyewitness woman’s video testimony, after the
paddy wagon left and the UN had let the Haitian police carry out their
massacre, then they half-heartedly got out of the tanks and “pretended
to put out the fire.” Another woman testified the UN soldiers
just let the houses burn.
June 4, 2005
Bel Air Massacre
June 4th, 2005, Belair massacre, again by the police accompanied
by Chinese MINUSTHA soldiers, in Rue Montalaire -
20, some of the people assassinated, like:
Peterson Fritznor, 173 Rue des Fonds Forts, that is
here he lived. Vilmar Poyaux was close to him and released this information.
Kesnel Desira, 24 years old, residing at 217 Rue Mariela, the
person presenting the information was Lorena Joseph
June 9, 2005
Two young men died right before the Baccalaureate exams, they were taking
their shoes to be patched-up in order to be presentable on exam day.
The police assassinated them.
* Fritz Kader – Sandal maker, shot by Latortue’s men-in-black
in front of his home while working on his sandal-making business on
Rue Markarjou, in the back of Perpetuel church, Bel Air (Video footage
of corpse showing bullet hole in chest available from the Ezili Danto
Witness Program.)June 27, 2005
* Papout (William St. Mercy) – Head blown off by UN soldiers'
bullet while sitting in a wheelchair in his own home on Rue St. Martin
in Bel Air. Also killed by police/MINUTHA bullets on this June 27, 2005
operations in Bel Air are:
* Natalie St. Ciry killed while breastfeeding her child (nouris)
* several market women (Video footage of grieving family of Papout and
his blown off head just minutes after the shooting available from Ezili
Danto Witness Program)
June 29, 2005
June 17, 2005 -
at least 10 people
killed by police.
* "The Haitian police moved against Bel Air again on June 17
killing at least 10 people in another bloody raid. Among the first
victims shot by the police that day was:
* 17 year-old Natalie Luzius. She was clutching
her 6 month-old son
* Fritznel Luzius to protect him at the moment
a police bullet struck her in the head and killed her. http://www.world-crisis.com/news/1152_0_1_0_C/
"UN forces carried out a large military operation in Bel Air on
June 29 stating that only combatants were killed. Residents claim the
UN shot and killed unarmed bystanders during the course of that operation
as well. This apparent strategy of alternating attacks by the Haitian
police and UN military forces on pro-Aristide communities continues."
June 29, 2005
Tony Dumas - the police assassinated him in Rue des Cesards
#235 on June 29, 2005
- July 6, 2005 UN slaughtered
more than 60
Site Soley Haitians.
The UN slaughtered:
* a 1-year old,
* 4-year old,
* a pregnant woman,
* a fetus,
* a handicapped man,
* a 2-year old ........
Doctors Without Borders reported receiving 27 patients with gunshot
wounds after the incident, most of them women and children. According
to DWB most patients wounded July 6 said they had been shot by the
(For more details, see, Final Delegation report
Excerpt form the July 6, 2005 report:
"People were killed in their homes and also just outside of their
homes, on the way to work. According to this account, one man named
* Leon Chery, age 46, was shot and killed on his
way to work for a flower company. Another man,
* Mones Belizaire, was shot as he got ready to go
to work in a local sweatshop and subsequently died from a stomach
* A woman who was a street vendor was shot in the head and killed
* One man was shot in his ribs while he was trying to brush his teeth.
* Another man was shot in the jaw as he left his house to try and
get some money for his wife's medical costs; he endured a slow death.
* Yet another man named Mira was shot and killed
while urinating in his home.
* A mother, Sonia Romelus, and her two young children
(Stanley & Nelson Romelus) were killed in their
home, reportedly by UN fire after UN forces lobbed a 83-CC gas grenade
into their home.The video footage taken by this eyewitness during
the operation shows many of these killings while they were occurring.
While it does not show images of the UN troops as they were firing
into the community, one can view at least 10 unarmed people either
in the process of being killed or who were already killed. Many were
killed by headshots, such as 31-year-old Leonce Chery moments after
a gun shot ripped off his jaw. Chery was clearly unarmed. There are
audible machine gun blasts occurring in the background. The video
footage also depicts the bodies of Sonia Romelus and her two young
children, lying in blood on the floor of their home. Apparently, Sonia
was killed by the same bullet that passed through the body of her
one-year old infant son Nelson.
She was reportedly holding him as the UN opened fire. Next to their
two bodies is that of her four-old son Stanley Romelus who was killed
by a shot to the head. The video footage shows a weeping Fredi Romelus,
recounting how UN troops lobbed a red smoke grenade into his house
and then opened fire killing his wife and two children. "They
surrounded our house this morning and I ran thinking my wife and the
children were behind me.
They couldn't get out and the blan [UN] fired into the house."
The video also shows the grenade canister, apparently left in the
The eyewitness source claimed that the operation was primarily conducted
by UN forces, with the Haitian National Police this time taking a
- Adeline Pierre, 28, said she had been pregnant
and lost her unborn baby
after being shot on July 6, 2005 by UN Soldiers.
"They're on the ground and they're in the air, coming after us,"
said. "I was standing in front of my house and I felt all of
something hit my stomach," Ms. Pierre said. (NY Times, A Haitian
Slum's Anger Imperils Election Hopes by Walt Bogdanich | Aug. 29,
Drèd Wilme - "...The people of the neighborhood
(where he lived) describe Drèd Wilme as a protector...but for
the United Nations and the coup regime which is running things in
Haiti, and the National Police, they describe him as a "bandit."
In fact they put wanted posters all over with his name on it and names
of other popular leaders, as well as actual criminals, and put them
up, basically encouraging people to turn the in. So the difference
between the way they describe Drèd Wilme as a bandit, that's
what the United Nations general who was in charge of - this (Brazilian
general- Force Commander--Lieutenant General Augusto Heleno Ribero
Pereira), who was in charge of this operation said 'We got him, we
got the bandit. We're very pleased with the operation.' And about
fifty people were killed in that operation. There was a mass grave;
the bodies were rotting, the people took the bodies and dragged them
to a makeshift mass grave, because there was too much disease and
smell. (See transcript
of Dave Welsh, speaking on Flashpoints. November 10, 2005.
Listen to Broadcast:
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06:00 minutes into broadcast: Attacks in Cite Soleil, Haiti: Dave
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"peacekeepers" attack poor neighborhoods in the leadup to
Date: Thu, 29 Jun 2006 16:40:37
From: evel fanfan
Subject: Juillet 2005 - 6 Juillet 2006, les victimes sans ESPOIR de
Voici 4 des victimes du massacre du 6 Juillet 2005. Ce qui est pire
ils n'ont pas d'ESPOIR de justice. Nous voulons dire une fois de plus
dans une conference de presse avec eux NON a ce systeme d'INJUSTICE.
AUMOHD voudrait bien avoir votre voir et ceux de tous vos amis pour
faire resoner plus plus fort ce CRI de desespoir.
Men anpil chaj pa lou
HLLN Action Alert: Remember the July 6, 2005 UN massacres of Site
Soley civilians-Demand UN soldiers stop killing innocent Haitian
civilians and brutalizing the Haitian public, demand justice for the
UN victims in Haiti )
1.-.- Marie Elta ALLTEAS, âgé de 27 ans, père
de deux enfants, il a été victime par balle le 6 Juillet
2005, à 2ème Cité gera au moment d’une
intervention des soldats de la Mission des Nations Unies en Haïti,
Témoins : Ticharité.
2.- Marie Carmelle SANON, âgé de 54 ans, mère
de deux enfants, il a été victime par balle le 6 Juillet
2005, à 2ème Cité gera au moment d’une
intervention des soldats de la Mission des Nations Unies en Haïti,
Témoins : Madame Orelus Marie claire.
3- Marie Claire ORELUS, agé de 51 ans, mère de cinq
(5) enfants il a été victime par balle le 6 Juillet
2005, à 2ème Cité gera au moment d’une
intervention des soldats de la Mission des Nations Unies en Haïti,
Témoins : Marie Carmelle.
4..- Estevenson NOBERT, âgé de 18 ans, il a ét’e
victime le 6 Juillet 2005, à l’impsse chavane lors d’un
l’échange de tire entre les soldats de la MINUSTAH et
les gens armées de la cité.
Partie touchée : Pied droit
Hôpital Barrière fer
Preuve : Certificat medical
Etat de la victime : Grave
Personne Responsable : Doras Marirose
July 7, 2005
Rue Des Frond Forts, Bel Air-
* Emano Pierre shot in the head on Rue Des Frond Forts, Bel Air by Latortue’s
* (According to Emano Pierre’s brother who explains how he witnessed
the shooting, his brother was walking along Rue Des Frond Forts. The
men-in-black stopped him, asked him some questions, search him for weapons,
they found nothing but shot him in the head anyway and left him in the
street. The traumatized brother was video taped minutes later, shaking
and incoherent, trying to figure out why they killed his brother. He
wanted to know if he could take the body with him. He asked out loud
to no one in particular did he have permission to take his brother’s
body. Then, the video shows the brother loading up Emano Pierre’s
body on a wheel cart and hauling it off down street. At one juncture,
the brother stopped pushing the cart and took off his brother’s
shirt and pants. Leaving him just with his black boxers underpants on
alone. Later, after being sent this footage, we the Ezili Danto Witness
project asked why did the brother take off Emano Pierre’s clothes
after the police shot him. We were informed because “it’s
a mystical thing.”)
* Samuel Casseus shot dead. (See, picture of Casseus corpse on Shrine
* Stanley Phillip (unknown date, Bel Air) executed says witnesses by
men-in-black. (See his bullet-riddled body on Shrine clip)
- Also murdered on Rue Des Frond Forts,
Bel Air, was:
* Steve Blemur (aka Ti Ligonde, unknown date, Bel Air). According to
witnesses from the area Ti Ligonde was murdered by a civilian attaché
working for the Haitian police named Nason. (Shrine video clip)
July 8, 2005
Massacre at Rue Ti Mas
* 29 people murdered
by Haitian police who entered the area with their civilian attaches
and proceeded to murder the inhabitants. Video footage shows bodies
are strewed all over Rue Ti Mas and in the corridors and alleyways including
* Jenel Jelin (18 years old).
* Video shows: In one alleyway lie the bodies of two young brothers.
Steve Fenelor, 17 years old and TiBout Fenelor, 15 years old. Their
bodies riddled by Latortue’s US-bought bullets. The family of
the Fenelor brothers are seen on the video describing how Latortue’s
men-in-black shot the brothers and even came into their house, pulled
out another young family member who was hiding under a bed and shot
him in the head dead. Our recorded (interviewed on August 22, 2005)
source indicates a total 8
people from this house were murdered that day, July 8, 2005. Testimony
of the Fenelor brothers’ grandfather telling how the police shot
them without cause is available from the Ezili Danto Witness Project.
July 18, 2005
* Ruben Brisso and Nadia (18) and four months pregnant, arrested, later
found dead in morgue by their family.
* (According to the mother of Ruben Brisso, Latortue’s
men-in-black arrested her son along with his 18-year old girlfriend
Nadia who was four months pregnant. They later found
the two at the morgue. Their bodies tortured and riddle with bullets.
The son was in school and returned to Bel Air simply to take his graduation
(baccalaureate) exams, which were scheduled for July______, 2005. The
police shot him on July 18, 2005.
* Claire Antoine tells how she had managed, through
great hardship to get her son out of Bel Air so he wouldn’t face
this sort of end. The son came to Bel Air just days before his school
graduating exams. He was arrested while going for an outing with his
girlfriend to buy “fritay” and then beaten, tortured and
shot by Latortue’s men-in-black (Grieving mother, Claire Antoine’s
testimony, and video footage of tortured bodies of Nadia and Ruben are
available on video from the Ezili Danto Witness Program.)
August 5, 2005
August 8, 2005 Solino - Paramilitary death squads (civilian
"attaches") accompanied by the Haitian National Police, dismembered
at least 12 young
Haitian women, with police-distributed-machetes, some after being wounded
by Haitian police. Many of the Haitian women were known as strong grassroots
Lavalas community leaders. Their body parts were put by the killers
in black plastic bags and thrown into a Solino ditch where dogs could
be seeen breaking into the bags to eat the body parts.
August 7, 2005
* 7 more murdered by Haitian police with civilian attaches hacking and
chopping bodies with police-issued machete on August 7, 2005
* Week of August 10 and beginning week of August 15 –more than
executed with machetes in Solino and Bel-Air . Genel Gilo was an eyewitness
to the execution of a teenage boy. Peterson Larose said he witnessed
his 17 year old pregnant girlfriend being hacked to death by paramilitary
or civilians attaches accompanying the police officers.
* Didine Joseph, a 16-year-old girl who was four months pregnant, was
macheted to death. “It was poignant because the fetus lived for
several minutes after she was killed,” Boukman explained. “It
could be seen kicking in her belly. It was really sad. Corpses lay in
the streets and dogs fed on them. The situation is horrible.”
Progres - http://politicalaffairs.net/article/view/1721)
* A man named "Shaba" – was brutalized in Solino, then
cut and sliced with machetes by civilian attaches who came with Haitian
police. Shaba wa then burned alive (See also, AHP article, Aug 18, 2005)
*"Duckens Orius, a cameraman with privately owned Channel 11, filmed
the operation. The police attacked him and confiscated his equipment.
" The State Hospital’s morgue reported receiving forty corpses,
killed by bullets, from popular neighborhoods during the second week
of August. Those killed by machetes were not counted in that figure.
"Moroccan Colonel Elouafi Boulbars, MINUSTAH’s spokesman,
said that all the victims were “bandits,” the same sobriquet
U.S. Marines gave to anyone who resisted their 1915-1934 military occupation
of Haiti." (Haiti
- Sat. August 20 and Sun. 21,
At a USAID/OIM-sponsored soccer game patrolled by UN Troops, at the
St. Bernadette soccer stadium in Martissant at the Grande Ravine District
- 30 people
hacked to death by machete or shot on August 20, 2005 by Haitian supported
thugs, called and trained, after the coup, as "police,"
by the US/UN/Canada and France. 5 more were hacked to death on Sun,
August 21, 2005. The United Nations has a permanent station just across
from the soccer field and Lionel Mondestin and other eyewitnesses,
some who attended the Soccer Match and lives in the Grande Ravine
area reported UN soldiers were present both on Sat. and Sunday.
12 or more others
were injured Saturday and Sunday in the populist district of Grand'
Ravine as a soccer match was taking place.
"The mutilated victims were accused of being "bandits".
...Lionel Mondestin, one of the leaders of MUR (Republican Unity Movement)
who lives in the Grand Ravine district, indicated that some 20 people
were murdered during this attack. According to Lionel Mondestin, members
of the National Police accompanied by men armed with machetes looking
for presumed bandits encircled the neighborhood before the killings
started. He also indicated that MINUSTAH officers were present at
the scene. Several homes were also set on fire during the grave incidents
at Grand Ravine....Several area residents have abandoned their homes
for fear of being murdered. Many sectors recently spoke out in condemnation
of the distribution of machetes in the populist districts carried
out with the intention of finding ways to provoke area residents to
kill one another." (Excerpted from AHP report, Aug. 22, 2005)
Wasnay Alcidas, 21 - Found in the morgue by uncle
Luckner Innocent of Grand Ravine. Wasnay Alcidas was shot to death
by police six times in the stomach and hacked with a machete by police-led
machete weilding mob with UN
troops just outside the soccer field.
"The police were working in concert with the same guys doing
kidnapping, terrorizing people, raping women. Those are the ones [with
the machetes],"Luckner Innocent said. (Newsday.com, Reed, Aug.
people were hacked or shot to death, our investigation continues.
See the Ezili
Danto Witness Project report on the Soccer Massacre)
August 26, 2005
Gonaïves, - "8
people were shot and injured this Friday, in the poor quarter of Raboteau
at the Gonaïves, during clashes between two rival gangs of the
August 26, 2005 (AHP)
AHP "According to our information, these violent incidents are
due to the bad distribution of a sum of money between the members
of the two gangs.
In the mean time, members of the Front of Resistance of the Gonaïves
demonstrated in the City of Independence to demand better living conditions
from the interim authorities.
The Front members who accuse the people who got to power after Aristide’s
departure of exploiting them dishonestly asked that a job creation
policy be put in place for the population of this city to bring them
out of misery.
"Our situation was a lot better with the Aristide administration",
many of them pointed out.
The Front of Resistance of the Gonaïves was among the groups
who answered the call to arms against Aristide during the uprising
of the former opposition in January and February 2004...."
Bel Air, Solino and Saint Martin
September 29, 2005
Dan Sere (Clenched
teeth) Killed by MINUSTHA and national police (AHP)
others arrested in two operations led by the MINUSTHA of the UN and
national police to stop demonstrations intended on Sept. 30, 2005
against coup d'etat in Haiti.
Oct. 12, 2005
Jubilé Blanc and Raboteau
Gesner was killed in Jubilé
Blanc. A young boy from Raboteau
(was a member of the Resistance Front of Gonaïves) was hacked
to death by machete-wielding residents of Jubilé on Tuesday.
Oct. 1, 2005 to
Oct. 10, 2005
According to de facto government official, DCPJ spokesperson Frantz
Lerebours DCPJ (Central Directorate of the Judicial Police), as part
of the campaign against incidents of banditry and organized
criminality: 103 people
were arrested from Oct. 1, to Oct.
people were shot dead the week of Oct. 10, 2005: three in Port-au-Prince
and one in Tabarre. Four bodies were also discovered:
two in Port-au-Prince, one in Delmas and another in Carrefour, said
Peterson Larose, presumed to be the right hand man of a man
known as "Dan Sere" (teeth close together), was arrested
in Miragoâne in the company of his concubine, said the police
"Dan Sere" is the leader of a band from the populist district
of Bel-Air who was killed by MINUSTAH soldiers about 15 days ago.
The DCPJ spokesperson also said that three
individuals were arrested and several firearms were seized
in the commune of Carrefour through a police operation named "Operation
to clean up the commune of Carrefour".
"According to Frantz Lerebours, this operation has two phases.
One consists of ridding the commune of tons of garbage, and the other
phase is the fight against crime, which is said to be gaining ground
in this area.
"The three individuals who were arrested are accused of responsibility
in acts of murder, kidnapping and armed robbery, said Mr. Lerebours.
"Frantz Lerebours also announced that the PNH General Directorate
will soon proceed with closing down the Antigang Investigation Service
as part of the process of modernization of the police force.
Mr. Lerebours asked members of the public used to dealing with the
Anti-Gang service to henceforth bring their concerns to the closest
police station." (AHP- Oct 12, 2005)
October 12, 2005
2 business owners killed
in 24 hours.
Honoré Archange, owner of the Murray Auto
Parts, was killed Oct. 12, 2005 in the commune of Delmas by kidnappers.
The kidnappers shot Honore after he resisted, dumped his body in the
street and then drove off in his car with his wife and two children
(AP and AHP). A short time earlier, the owner of the Stephia
Hotel was killed. (AHP)
Police reported more than 50
kidnappings in September, 2005. (AP, Oct. 12, 2005
by Alfred De Montesquiou). "The rash of kidnappings has targeted
both poor and prominent Haitians, as well as foreigners.
"Haitian police and the FBI
on Friday (Oct. 7, 2005) helped free 9-year-old U.S. citizen
Olivia Geneus, who was kidnapped in the capital last month,
the U.S. Embassy said in a statement.
"Two men were arrested
and were extradited to the United States.
Yves Jean Louis, 24, and Ernso Louis, 19, could face up to
25 years in prison each if convicted." (AP,
Oct 12, 2005)
October 26, 2005
Jean Dady Ostinè, aka, Ti Kenley fatally shot
in the throat by UN troops.
" Ti Kenley took part in anti-government demonstrations leading
up to the Feb. 29, 2004 coup against President Aristide. Petit Goâve
Police Chief Rosny Séméac called him a "notorious
bandit" who had been actively sought by the police." Haiti
Progres, November 2-8, 2005
November 8, 2005
2 dead and 3 people arrested. On Tuesday, November
8, 2005, UN tanks (with canons mounted on them, but tanks without
threads) and helicopters attacked in Haiti, firing into Site Soley
- a 23 yr old woman, a
man in his early forties were killed, and, at nine o'clock this same
day, 3 people were arrested. The UN tanks were active in several of
the 34 regions of the Site Soley area. There were two tanks from the
Peruvian "peacekeeping contingent shooting in the direction of
Belle court and another tank shooting in the direction of the Boston
neighborhood of Site Soley. "The cannons from these tanks were
issuing projectiles which, when they hit the ground, would explode
and anybody who was around there might very well get hit by shrapnel
or explosive....And there was one man who had bullets in the head,
at the time he wasn’t yet dead, and they took him there; I don’t
know if he was the one that was killed or not. So, it’s a continuing
assault on the poor neighborhoods. They come in there, people are
being hit in their house, because a lot of these houses they are very
flimsy, they are like shanties, they are made of cardboard and tin
and sometimes cement blocks. Some are hit in their house, some are
hit on their way to work; some are coming home from work. So it is
an assault on the civilian population; it is basically
almost a genocidal assault." (Dave
Welsh on Flashpoints or
listen to Kreyol audio report direct on the scene
of this international crime against unarmed civilians in Haiti with
sounds of the genocidal UN bullets flying and Haitian people dying
November 8, 2005 and November 9, 2005)
November 9, 2005
November 15, 2005
HLLN comment on the continuing occupation of Haiti: In what should
be a community police function, military soldiers from the multinational
UN contingent (The 21st century Lerclerc brigade) are executing, not
arresting, "suspected criminals" in Haiti with no judicial
oversight and against the Geneva Convention and other well established
rules for military engagement and clearly beyond "peacekeeping"
functions which normally means MEDIATION between two political different
armed groups. But because Haiti is weak, poor and Black, profiling
of Lavalas supporters is the standard to determine whether a Haitian
male is "a gang member" standards of law seem suspended
for this nation by the international community (US, Canada, France)
and the UN. (See, Justin Podur's "Two
Faced In Haiti" for further details. See also "Undermining
Haiti", where Mark Weisbrot writes: "The Bush
Administration and its allies seem to be hoping that Haiti is just
too poor and too black for anyone to care about whether democratic,
constitutional or even human rights are respected there. They have
also cited the violence from both sides of the conflict to disguise
the fact that most of that violence is directed at supporters of the
ousted government to prevent them from returning to power through
a fair election.
On November, at least 4
Haitian men, called "gang members" killed by UN troops.
12 other residents killed
in Site Soleil according to Site Soleil men described as "gang
members" by an AP report. Below, according to AP report by Alfred
de Montesquiou for Nov. 15, 2005:
"The bodies of two young men
were displayed by gang members in the slum. U.N. military spokesman
Col. El Ouafi Boulbars said the bodies of two other
suspected gang members were turned over to police.
Gang members say at least a dozen people have died in the area over
the past week. U.N. military spokesman Col. El Ouafi Boulbars said
it was not possible to provide an exact death toll, but confirmed
that several suspected gang members had been killed in recent clashes.
Boulbars said peacekeepers arrested 29 suspected gang members during
Over the weekend, peacekeepers killed one suspect during a series
of sweeps to root out well-armed gangs in several areas of the capital,
statement said. Peacekeepers also made nine arrests and seized an
unspecified number of weapons and stolen vehicles.
"The situation is very tense. We're reacting to heavy pressure
from the gangs and the situation has begun to degenerate," Boulbars
There have been no reports of U.N. casualties in the latest violence,
Boulbars said.Gang leader William Batiste accused U.N. peacekeepers
of firing without provocation and of wounding unarmed civilians in
"They shoot at us every single day," Batiste said. "It's
Partielle liste des victimes - Site Soley (Presented at AUMOHD
press conference, May 3, 2006)
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LA LISTE PARTIELLE DES PERSONNES
VICTIMES PAR BALLE A CITE SOLEIL
1.- Fedia RAPHAEL, âgée de 15 ans, tuée (fusillée)
le samedi neuf (9) Avril 2005, à 8 heures du matin à
Projet Drouillard L-12 Cite Soleil alors qu’elle allait acheter
du café pour sa mère.
Personne responsable pour la victime :
Sa mère, Philiane ALTEUS
Adresse : Projet drouillard – Cite Soleil
2.- Annette MOLERON, mère de huit (8) enfants, identifié
au numéro : 0707-99-1961-07-00023. Elle a été
tuée (fusillée) le quatre (4) Janvier 2006 à
Bois neuf Cite Soleil par les soldats Jordaniens de la mission des
Nations Unies pour la Stabilisation en Haïti, MINUSTAH.
Personne responsable pour la victime :
Dieuno EDME, son mari.
Adresse : Bois neuf prolongé (marché Bois neuf)
3.- Jean BEREL JEAN, tué (fusillé) le quinze (15) avril
2005 par les soldats de la mission des Nations unies pour la stabilisation
en Haïti MINUSTAH.
4.-Labonte EMMANUEL âgé de 20 ans, tuée (fusillé)
le 22 Novembre 2004.
5.-Lessone DOCIUS, père de six (6) enfants tué (fusillé)
le 24 Novembre 2005 sur le chantier de son travail a projet Drouillard,
Personne responsable : son frère, Renal DOCIUS
6.- Smith LAURENT tuée (fusillé) le 5 Décembre
7.- Georges COLBERT, age de 18 ans. Il a été victime
le 1er Février 2006 selon lui et ses parents par les soldats
Jordanien de la Mission pour la Stabilisation en Haïti, MINUSTAH,
basés à Cite Soleil à la partie droite de la
route neuve. Il a été touche au testicule, à
la cuisse droite et au pied droit.
Profession : Cireux de chaussures
Hôpital fréquenté : hôpital St Joseph de
Turgeau puis il a été transférée à
Pacot par les médecins sans frontières.
Etat actuel de la victime : imputation de son testicule droit, le
talon droit endommagé (déplacement à béquille
difficilement) et thérapie en cours.8.- Mesilhomme JOSEPH,
âgé de 30 ans de profession constructeur de maison, père
de trois (3) enfants. Il a été victime le 1 Février
2006 à 9 heures du matin selon lui et ses parents par des projectiles
des soldats jordaniens de la MINUSTAH à Cite Soleil.
Partie du corps atteinte : Colonne vertébral et au bas de la
Hôpital fréquenté : hôpital St Joseph à
Turgeau puis à Pacot.
Etat actuel de la victime : Thérapie en cours, un projectile
est encore dans sa colonne vertébrale.
9.- Charles LOUIDIA, un mineur de seize (16) mois. Elle a été
victime le 17 Janvier 2006 a cite Soleil (projet drouillar) au niveau
de sa hanche gauche lors d’un affrontement entre des gens armes
et des soldats de la MINUSTAH.
Hôpital fréquenté : Sainte Catherine de LABOURE.
Etat actuel de la victime : relativement et thérapie en cours.10.-
Mélan LUNDY, un enfant de neuf ans (9) il a été
victime le 4 Janvier 2006 au marché de Bois Neuf, il allait
acheter du charbon, au moment d’une ’intervention des
soldats Jordaniens de la MINISTAH
Partie du corps touchée : Poignet droit avec une cartouche.
Témoins : Ronald ROMAIN et sa mère, Marie Lonise LUNDY.11.-
Emilienne MANACE, Age de 36 ans, mère de trois (3) enfants
elle a été victime le 4 Janvier 2006 vers 5 heures du
soi, il a été touché au genou gauche.
Lieu de l’action : au marché de bois neuf, Cite Soleil.
Auteur de l’action : Intervention de la MINISTAH (selon les
OCCUPATION : Petit détaillant
Hôpital : Hôpital St Joseph / Médecin sans Frontières.
Preuve : Papiers médicaux
Etat de la victime : un projectile est encore au genou.
12.- Ladouceur NICOLAS, père de trois (3) enfants, victimes
le 6 Juillet 2005 pendant une intervention des soldats de la MINUSTAH.
Il a été touché d’un projectile au pied
droit. Il a été transporté a l’hôpital
St Joseph/ chez les médecins sans frontières. Il prote
une plaie au niveau du pied droit. Il faut noter que ce monsieur était
deja un handicapé, son cas devient vraiment compliqué
13.- Edeline PIERRE LOUIS, âgée de 30 ans, mère
de 5 enfants de profession petit détaillant, victime le 6 Juillet
2006 a Bois Neuf, Cite Soleil a son domicile il était 5 heures
du matin. Elle a perdue subséquemment un bébé
de 7 mois qu’elle portait. Elle a été touchée
au ventre et au bras gauche. Elle a été transportée
à l’hôpital St Joseph de turgeau ou elle se fait
soignée par les médecins sans frontières.
14.- Brice OSNER, père de 3 enfants de profession petit détaillant.
Il a été victime par 3 projectiles au bras droit à
Cite Reno (Cite Soleil) le 25 Mai 2005. Il a été hospitalisé
a l’hôpital St joseph. Il a eu une imputation de son bras
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