Sunday, 1 August 2021 15:00 – 16:30 BST
At this year’s AGM, we will discuss the ongoing unrest in Haiti and how to move forward in solidarity with the people of Haiti. This follows the tragic assassination of Haitian ‘President’ Jovenel Moïse and will be a continuation of conversations started at our Emergency Meeting on Sunday 11 July.
In addition, we will think about ways of celebrating our 30 year anniversary as we move into 2022. As our Exec Member Dr Rachel Douglas has observed, the Haiti Support Group was first established following another major
International Zoom Session for Mumia Abu Jamal and other Political Prisoners of Imperialism on 31st July 2021
Press Release from our friends in the Haiti Support Group:
Jovenel Moïse Assassination
The Haiti Support Group is shocked and saddened to learn of the assassination of Jovenel Moïse at his private residence in the early hours of Wednesday morning. The latest reports confirm that his wife Martine Moïse remains in a critical condition, having been airlifted to Florida for treatment yesterday. You can watch our interview with SKY as this news broke here.
Moïse was not president-elect and continued to cling onto power despite his term having expired in February this year. He had been ruling Haiti by decree since 2018.
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