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Forced Deportation Of Haitians: Are Dominicans Racists?

AFRICANGLOBE - Anti-Haitian sentiments are common in the Dominican Republic and Haitians have always been used as a scape goat for all the country’s social and economic problems. Over the past couple of weeks, the Dominican government has been rounding up Haitians, placing them in boats and dumping them on the shores of Haiti. In many cases Haitian officials are not even informed about the arrivals. This is a human tragedy.

The Dominican Republic’s Mass Haitian Deportation Reflects Its Racist History

AFRICANGLOBE - As the Dominican Republic gears up to deport some 200,000 Dominicans of Haitian descent, children who actually live and have roots there may be loaded onto buses and taken from the only home they’ve ever known.

The Dominican Republic’s ‘Ethnic Purging’ Through The Mass Deportation Of Haitian...

AFRICANGLOBE - The Dominican Republic’s decision to denationalize hundreds of thousands of Dominicans of Haitian descent has sparked international outcry. In an interview with Democracy Now!, Haitian-American novelist Edwidge Danticat spoke about the significance of the government’s campaign—she is among several writers who condemned the decision in a letter to The New York Times.