Dessalines Is Rising!!
Laurent addresses the Yvon Neptune issue on Fanmi
Lavalas Broadcast, Radio Soleil, May 1, 2005
made available - Courtesy of Lakou
Sign the petition
demanding release of Yvon Neptune:
Ayisyen: You Are Not Alone!
Join the list of sponsors for the Haiti Liberation Movement!
- In 1919 the US murdered him and put the body on display.
** PRESS RELEASE ** PRESS
HAITIAN LAWYERS' LEADERSHIP NETWORK
HAITI SOLIDARITY DAY
May 18, 2005 (Launching
The Free Haiti Movement)
Circulate attached flyers
far and wide.
Stand with the people of Haiti against the Coup, the de facto protectorate
and foreign occupation of Haiti.
A grassroots initiative by The University
of Guyana African Culture & Development Association (UGACDA) in
association with the Global Afrikan Congress (GAC) Guyana, endorsed
by the Haitian Lawyers Leadership Network and co-sponsored by a network
of university students, human rights' activists, Haiti solidarity organizations,
progressive radio and press outlets, reparation organizations and the
global African community from the Caribbean, U.S., Canada, France, Latin
America, Africa. (The students at University of Guyanam have made the
May 18th announcement on their website.
May 18, 2005 - Haitian Flag Day is International Solidarity Day with
To support the resistance inside and outside of Haiti to the U.S./Canada/France-backed
Coup D'etat and foreign occupation of Haiti.
To support the Haitian Lawyers Leadership Network's Haiti Resolution
calling for a stop to the killings, rapes and political persecutions;
return to Constitutional rule; release of all political prisoners; disarm,
prosecute and bring the death squads, ex-military, paramilitaries, renegade
police and coup d'etat orchestrators to justice; to not remobilize the
former military or reconstitute human rights violators into the police
force; give temporary protected status to fleeing Haitian refugees,
andsupport calls by CARICOM, OAS, African Union, Congressional Black
Caucus for investigations into foreign powers' role in the coup d'etat.
To say to the Haitian demonstrators and marchers: "You shall not
walk or die along this freedom road alone or in vain. We shall fly Dessalines'
liberating colors on May 18, 2005 worldwide!"
There will be teach-ins, rallies and lectures before and on May 18,
2005 about Haiti's historical accomplishments, the unmatched achievements
of the LAVALAS movement; vigils, pickets outside embassies and U.N.
buildings; audio and video streaming for internet and DVD distribution
of testimony from victims and resisters of the coup d'etat; letter campaigns,
media outreach campaigns, the wearing and flying of the blue and red
colors of Haiti; and, the sacrilege of last year's bicentennial coup,
shall be remembered as Africans worldwide commit to fax, call-in and
deliver to French Embassies and Consulates worldwide the petition from
The People of Haiti demanding that France pays back the 22 Billion dollars
it extorted from Haiti after its people had broken the chains of racial
slavery to win their independence.
DESSALINES RISING WORLDWIDE!
Dessalines Rising Worldwide! Answer the call - Join
the list of sponsors for this Haiti Liberation Day
All people of conscience invited to sponsor in event.
(See official flyer)
Men Anpil Chaj Pa Lou!!!
- is Kreyol for "Many hands make light a heavy load."