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Haiti - Social : Violent clashes between protesters and police
21/09/2019 09:57:13

Haiti - Social : Violent clashes between protesters and police
Friday 261st birthday of the Emperor Jean-Jacques Dessalines, several thousand protesters took the streets for the 5th day and express their anger and frustration against the fuel shortage that lasts for 3 weeks, the expensive life and the adjustment announced the rise in the price of diesel at the pump https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-28778-haiti-flash-upcoming-increase-of-diesel-price.html . Although some service stations were restocked Thursday in Port-au-Prince, the majority of the vast majority of stations are still closed due to lack of available stocks or because it is impossible for tanker trucks to safely supply service stations because of heavy consumer influxes ready to all to get fuel...

In addition, demonstrators responding to the call of the radical opposition https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-28787-haiti-politic-the-radical-opposition-announces-a-day-of-national-mobilization.html came to support the popular movement and demand, among other things, the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse. Me André Michel Spokesperson of the radical opposition movement known as "Popular Democratic Sector" describes the mobilization as a "total success" and took the opportunity to condemn the violent repression of the police against the protesters...

Jean-Charles Moïse, Leader of the "Pitit Dessalines" Party and Serge Jean-Louis of the MOPOD among others, as well as parliamentarians including Senator Yuri Latortue were seen alongside the protesters

Peacefully started in Port-au-Prince, the demonstration finally degenerated into clashes between protesters and a large police force. Barricades of burning tires, throwing stones and glass bottles, tear gas grenades, vandalized vehicles, broken windows and looted shops, the clashes were intense and violent with several live fire from the police to disperse the protesters who grouped themselves into several groups later...

The activities were again paralyzed in the metropolitan area and in several cities of the country including: Jérémie, Cap-Haïtien, Léogane, Saint-Marc and Miragoâne. Several wounded were transported to hospitals and protesters arrested, but no official report was communicated...

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