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Haitian Citizens Dominican Republic

The Largely Ignored Human Rights Tragedy at Our Doorstep...

Ediberto Roman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Ediberto Roman

The Court's ruling stripped the citizenship of any person born on the soil of the Dominican Republic to Haitian parents from 1929 to today. In one stroke of the proverbial pen, the DR has taken away the most basic of rights to hundreds of thousands of its citizens, leaving them without recourse or the most basic civil protections.