Haitians Want International Help, But Done the Right Way

By Gedeon Jean

International intervention must avoid the painful mistakes of previous missions, writes a Haitian civil-society leader.

PORT-AU-PRINCE—While the conflicts in Ukraine and Israel continue to capture world attention, the international community must not forget about the ongoing crisis in Haiti. For a year, the diplomatic and political debate on Haiti has centered around whether to send an international force to restore security, and the question of whether the Haitian population genuinely desires such intervention. As the Executive Director of the Center for Analysis and Research on Human Rights (CARDH), a Haitian NGO engaged in the defense of the most vulnerable individuals facing extreme gang violence, I...

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