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Phillip Wearne – A Tribute from the Haiti Support Group

Phillip Wearne – A Tribute “The people have spoken – the bastards!” muttered a US Embassy official at the count of the Haitian Presidential elections of 16 December 1990. This was overheard by Phillip Wearne, an investigative journalist, who stood next to him. The anger of the official was understandable. …

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The Past and Future of Rights Cinema: It Stays With You

It Stays With You: Use of Force by UN Peacekeepers in Haiti (2017, 50 mins.) Between 2005-2007 UN peacekeeping troops carried out several raids on Cité Soleil, a severely economically depressed neighbourhood of Port-au- Prince. Although the raids were specifically targeted against leaders of criminal gangs, scores of civilians were …

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The Past and Future of Rights Cinema: It Stays With You

It Stays With You: Use of Force by UN Peacekeepers in Haiti (2017, 50 mins.) Between 2005-2007 UN peacekeeping troops carried out several raids on Cité Soleil, a severely economically depressed neighbourhood of Port-au- Prince. Although the raids were specifically targeted against leaders of criminal gangs, scores of civilians were …

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