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Haitians Burn Monsanto GM Corn
World  (tags: Haiti, Monsanto's Seed donation Rejected )

Mac
- 1280 days ago - truth-out.org
Monsanto "gifted" haiti with tons of GM corn to plant, but the Haitian people, even in the dire conditions they struggle with now, burned the corn and said they would not corrupt their farms with these poisonous seeds.
HAITI RELIEF -- Spend the Money!!!
World  (tags: Disaster_Accountability_Project, Haiti, Cholera, Relief, Charities )

Just
- 1344 days ago - change.org
The leadership of the major disaster relief and aid organizations operating in Haiti allowed cholera to become a threat because they did not do their jobs.
Thousands of Haitians Risk New Forcible Evictions From Temporary Camps - TakeAction@Change.Org
World  (tags: Haiti, internally displaced, homeless, camps, lawlessness, rapes, forced evictions, moratorium, aid delivery, international community, failure, pledged aid, French reparations, Capitalizing on Catastrophe, Neoliberal Strategies, DisasterReconstruction )

LucyKalei
- 1436 days ago - democracynow.org
NY CityU Prof AfricAmStudies&Anthropol, editor bk 'Capitalizing on Catastrophe: NeoliberalStrategies inDisasterReconstruction', just returned from Haiti where study aid delivery & camp living conditions. Show includes excerpt AlJazeera "Haiti: 6MonthsOn"
Food Not Troops for Haiti! End the Military Occupation!
World  (tags: Haiti, USA, u.s., coup, coup d'etat, imperialism, UnitedNations, unitednations, capitalism, oppression, exploitation, sweatshops, impoverishment, poverty, natural disaster, earthquake, Refugees&Relief, emergency, relief, President Aristide, democracy )

Simon
- 1648 days ago - iacenter.org
PETITION: Haiti's airport must be devoted to humanitarian relief flights. Haiti needs food, water and medical aid, not a U.S. military occupation. Haiti's sovereignty and democratically elected President Jean Bertrand Aristide must be restored!
Restaveks: Haitian Children of Servitude
World  (tags: Haiti, children, servants, exploitation, poverty, child labor )

RC
- 2114 days ago - nytimes.com
"Restaveks" is the term for children of destitute Haitian families who are farmed out to the more affluent to act as servants & housekeepers in exchange for shelter, food & schooling. Activists, however, say these children are often treated as slaves.
Urge Gildan to Reinstate Illegally Fired Haitian Union Leaders ACTION
World  (tags: unions, workers' rights, Haiti )

Nancy
- 981 days ago - action.laborrights.org
Join us in calling on Gildan to immediately reinstate the fired workers and to ensure that all workers in their factories are freely allowed to speak out for their rights on the job.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Haiti, Hold Duvalier Accountable for Crimes Against Humanity
World  (tags: world, politics, Haiti, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights )

Cal
- 905 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
BABY DOC Duvalier ruled Haiti from 1971 to 1986. According to Amnesty International, during his rule he committed alleged crimes against humanity Tell the government of Haiti that this is unacceptable as Duvalier must be held accountable
Sign Petition: End Child Trafficking, Exploitation in Haiti
World  (tags: world, haiti, children, victims, prostitutes, sexual, abuse, violence, child, slavery, poverty, hunger, crime, freedoms, family, culture, society, rights, safety, sadness, abuse )

Tom
- 1900 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
With 80 percent of Haitians living in poverty -- and half of them on less than a dollar a day -- a huge number of children are forced to work against their will in homes, fields, gangs and as prostitutes. As many as 200,000 children are victims.
Doctors Without Borders Cargo Plane With Full Hospital and Staff Blocked From Landing in Port-Au-Prince | Doctors Without Border
World  (tags: haiti, Doctors without borders )

Just
- 1651 days ago - doctorswithoutborders.org
More than 500 patients in need of surgery have been transferred from Martissant to Choscal hospital in Cite Soleil. MSF teams are focusing on lifesaving surgery (open wounds, fractures, burns, amputations, and emergency obstetrics).
Tell the UN to Take Responsibility for Cholera in Haiti ACTION
World  (tags: Haiti, cholera, UN, Clinton, Rice, disease, government, ethics, death )

Nancy
- 738 days ago - salsa.democracyinaction.org
Bill Clinton, who serves as UN Special Envoy to Haiti, has admitted that UN troops were the "proximate cause" of the epidemic, and US Ambassador to the UN Susan Rice has acknowledged that the UN played a role. Yet, the UN refuses to accept formal respons
Haitian Women Fight Back Against Abuses
World  (tags: world, Haiti, politics, government, women's rights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, society, news )

Cal
- 1060 days ago - csmonitor.com
Rights groups in Haiti hope for passage of new legislation to protect women from abuse, some of which is detailed in a new Human Rights Watch report released this week.
The Hunger Site - Click to Give for Free! Help Haiti!
World  (tags: The Hunger Site, Haiti )

Ben
- 1643 days ago - shop.thehungersite.com
"We have raised a total of $234,000 to date!" Please give a minute of Your time... And, if You can; shop to help!
Haiti Man 'Survives 27 Days Under Quake Rubble'
World  (tags: Earthquake, Haiti, News )

Alisa
- 1629 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
The family of a Haitian man says he has survived four weeks under rubble since the devastating earthquake that struck on 12 January.
Scope of Haiti's Need Is Overwhelming
World  (tags: Haiti, disaster, donations, victims, suffering, relief, help, HumanRights )

Dee
- 1646 days ago - cnn.com
(CNN) -- It has become a commonplace that it is hard to comprehend the disaster in Haiti. If so, and if we hope to provide Haitians with anything like the help that they need, then we must understand where our minds fail us
Return to Haiti: A Day in the Life of a Broken Island
World  (tags: world, Refugees&Relief, unitednations, Haiti, rebuilding, aid, news, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms )

Cal
- 878 days ago - globalpost.com
The country continues to stumble toward rebuilding after the earthquake, facing questions about aid money and embezzlement
 

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