[News] "We will not obey" - Haitian popular movement chants as protests of electoral coup d'etat are marked by police violence.
news at freedomarchives.org
Wed Nov 30 10:06:05 EST 2016
*WE WILL NOT OBEY Haitian popular movement chants as protests against
today's election outcome are marked by police violence.*
The Provisional Electoral Council (CEP/KEP) carried out their electoral
/coup d'etat /giving Martelly's Jovenel Moise a 55% win.
Port-au-Prince working-class neighborhood of Lasalin encircled by the
Haitian police which is lobbing the community with tear gas since last
night. Reports are that three children died of suffocation. A number of
people are being arrested. The police unit CIMO is conducting these
repressive operations against the population that is protesting these
blatantly fraudulent elections. Money and food is being stolen from
households by CIMO police according to radio voices of mothers and
market women being interviewed.
Despite the murderous gassing, their voices loudly say "Nou Pap Obeyi"
or "We Will Not Obey".
The victims this morning are an addition to a number of people shot
yesterday protesting the unfolding electoral coup d'etat.
*Presidential candidate Dr. Maryse Narcisse just stated on the radio
that Fanmi Lavalas rejects the CEP/KEP results and calls for general
mobilization against this electoral coup d'etat.*
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