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Haiti - Social : Disastrous situation for the human rights in 2010
29/12/2010 12:11:21

Haiti - Social : Disastrous situation for the human rights in 2010
Me Renan Hedouville, Executive Secretary of the Lawyers Committee for the Respect of Individual Liberties (CARLI), gave last Tuesday, a pessimistic picture of the human rights situation in 2010.

The earthquake of January, the mass escapes of prisoners, the hurricane season, cholera and political crisis are the main factors that contributed to serious violations of civil right, political and economic citizen, he recalled.

Me Renan Hedouville said that during this year, citizens have been victims of insecurity, the elections were deprived of their right to freely choose their leaders, people with cholera are victims of stigma and discrimination.

As primarily responsible for the deterioration of the human rights, Me Hedouville accuses the political leaders, who failed to give priority to the best interests of the nation and whose position hardliner has worsened the situation.

He accuses the poor governance, the dysfunctional of the state structures and the lack of preventive policy that contributed to the deterioration of the human rights in the country and especially the unwillingness of the political authorities which show a lack of concern face to the different issues of society. He accused the organizations of civil society their passivity.

Recalling that the non-compliance and violations of the human rights also have severe consequences on the economic rights of citizens.

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