Victims of Haiti cholera epidemic sue the United Nations By John Marion

24 October 2013 — WSWS

On October 9, a lawsuit was filed against the United Nations in the US federal court for the southern district of New York by lawyers from the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux, the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti, and a Miami law firm. The suit, brought on behalf of the families of five victims of the Haitian cholera epidemic, seeks class action status for all victims of the epidemic, which to date has caused at least 8,300 deaths and left more than 679,000 sick.

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HAITI: Profit-Driven “Slum Reconstruction” Will Cost “Hundreds Of Millions”

17 June 2013 — Haiti Grassroots Watch

Three years after its star-studded launch by President René Préval, actor Sean Penn and various other Haitian and foreign dignitaries, the model camp for Haiti’s 2010 earthquake victims has helped give birth to what might become the country’s most expansive – and most expensive – slum.

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 16 April 2013: Israeli occupation: You have to see it to believe it

16 April 2013 — VTJP

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Official: 3 men attacked by settlers near Nablus
4/16/2013 – NABLUS (Ma’an) — Three men were injured late Monday after being attacked by settlers near Nablus, a PA official said. Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlement activities in the northern West Bank, told Ma’an that a group of settlers from Homesh attacked three men near the village of Burqa. Ala Yaish, 25, and….

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HLLN 13 January 2013: Your story Haiti, For You: Light and Libation, A Bouquet of Tears | Seismic Shifts – Haiti freestyling to murder Tarzan, Jane & their Uncle Toms

13 January 2013HLLN
 
Recommended HLLN Link: Foreign violence against Haiti is the norm. Haiti struggles on, paying an untenable price, lighting a path for love and justice http://bit.ly/13eKwK3
 
Felipe Luciano/WBAI interviews Ezili Dantò of HLLN on Haiti, three years after the earthquake. Broadcast on Jan 11, 2012 http://bit.ly/13eKwK3 Continue reading

“Sandy”: Obama’s “Good Storm” By Felicity Arbuthnot

12 November, 2012Global Research

“The abomination of desolation.” (St. Matthew, 24:15.)

Cathy Breen from Voices for Non Violence was late to hear of Hurricane Sandy and of its impact on the Manhatten community where she lives. She was in Najav, in southern Iraq, where, as the rest of the country, the electricity is intermittent to non-existent, nearly ten years after the invasion which wrought its final near extinction.

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I pay this price for you: Haiti is open for business on top of our decomposed dead bodies, on top of our crushed bones…

12 November 2012Ezili Danto

 

Recommended HLLN Links: Photo: Obama Sec. of State, Hillary Clinton and former President Clinton, celebrate sweatshop opening at Caracol, Haiti. At the bottom in their own country, sad, exploited but dressed-up Haitians frame the Avatar crew’s feet. October 22, 2012. Photo credit: Larry Downing, AP – http://bit.ly/RyxPCN

 

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Fukushima Daiichi: From Nuclear Power Plant to Nuclear Weapon By Prof. Anthony Hall

13 June, 2012 — Global ResearchVeterans Today

“Our world is faced with a crisis that has never before been envisaged in its whole existence… The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking, and thus we drift towards unparalleled catastrophe.” Albert Einstein, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, May, 1946

Democracy Now! 14 July 2011: Dr. Paul Farmer on Haiti After the Earthquake

14 July, 2011 — Democracy Now!

Dr. Paul Farmer on Haiti After the Earthquake: “How Can We Do a Better Job of Cleaning Up This Mess?”
Eighteen months ago this week, Haiti was devastated by an earthquake that killed as many as 300,000 people, injured hundreds of thousands, and left more than one million homeless. At the time of the earthquake, Haiti was already the poorest nation in the Western hemisphere, and now it is still struggling to recover. We spend the hour with Dr. Paul Farmer, who has been working in Haiti for nearly three decades, and since 2009 has served as the U.N. deputy special envoy for Haiti working under former President Bill Clinton. Watch/Listen/Read

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Fukushima: Growing resistance challenges pro-nuclear policies By Pierre Rousset

7 JUly 2011 — Climate and CapitalismInternational Viewpoint

The Japanese people must simultaneously face the consequences of the earthquake, the tsunami and the Fukushima disaster. The Japanese crisis makes no exception to the rule: in time of humanitarian disaster class domination strengthens more than it is blurred in the name of solidarity.

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