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Haiti - Justice : The agent Macéus, indicted
Tuesday, taking advantage of a manifestation of the teachers union, of poor wage conditions and 2% tax imposed by the Government to public and private employees, many students, demanding justice for their comrade, Damaël d'Haïti, have joined the demonstration.
Barricades were erected and vandalism was observed on many vehicles (windscreen breakage). An event that has rapidly degenerated into a confrontation after the intervention units of CIMO and UDMO, called to disperse the protest and restore order. To the stone-throwing, the police responded by using tear gas and firing rubber bullets, according to testimony causing several injuries, incident that paralyzed activities in a portion of downtown Port-au-Prince.
In a statement, the Ministry of Education, has strongly condemned the violence recorded Tuesday in Port-au-Prince, the Ministry deplores the violation of the area of some high schools and the attacks against students by individuals [unidentified] claiming to be of the student movement or union. Major damage and several casualties among students were reported.
The Ministry presents its sympathies to students, parents, teachers and school officials affected and appeals to the sense of responsibility of all sectors, stressing that legal action will be taken against the perpetrators of these outrageous acts, having unavowed interests.
For its part, the Government multiplies appeals for calm in the place of fellow of Damaël d'Haïti, mobilized since Sunday.
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