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Haiti – Petit-Goâve : Demonstration against President Moïse

Haiti – Petit-Goâve : Demonstration against President Moïse

Haiti – Petit-Goâve : Demonstration against President Moïse Friday, several hundred members, supporters and sympathizers of the local branch of the opposition have took Friday the streets of Petit-Goâve, to demand the departure of President Jovenel Moïse, browsing several neighborhoods in the city center including the national road #2 chanting “À bas Jovenel” and other slogans hostile to the Head of State.

 

According to Piere Joseph, a colleague of the local press, armed civilians dressed in shirts prevented the demonstrators from crossing the Pont de la Digue forcing them to turn back. The situation degenerated at the level of Séradòt Market (national road #2) where individuals in the demonstration threw stones against the police who reacted by dispersing the protesters.

Always according to our colleague, Acao Rilnor and Louissitho Benjamin, close to the Deputy Germain Fils Alexandre and Pierre Augustin the spokesman of “kwalisyon òganizasyon demokratik” (KÒD), told the microphones of the media their willingness to continue their protest until that they get the resignation of the tenant of the National Palace… http://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-24953-icihaiti-petit-goave-jacques-stevenson-thimoleon-denies-rumors.html

Moreover, in a note published on social networks, Pierre Augustin, spokesman of KÒD, thanked the population for their bravery and said “Despite threats, pressure and intimations of all kinds, several hundred Petit-Goâviens took part in the demonstration on Friday.”

For the members of the opposition, this first demonstration is a success whereas for the militants of the PHTK the party in power, it is a failure because of a weak mobilization and violence…

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July 15th, 2018

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