38 cities say:
"Stop the War against the People of Haiti"
September 27, 2005
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38 cities say: "Stop the War against the People of Haiti"

The following places in 14 countries will have demonstrations or other Haiti solidarity events on or around September 30, 2005, as part of the International Day of Solidarity with the Haitian People. This includes three countries in Africa, two in Europe, two in North America and seven countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.

  1. San Francisco - Rally & picket at Federal Bldg, 450 Golden Gate,SF - Friday 9/30 at 8:00 a.m.

  2. Kinshasa, Congo - A ceremony in solidarity with Haiti will be performed on 9/30 in a church in the Congolese capital of Kinshasa. The ceremony, recalling highlights in the history of Haiti, will be televised on National Television in the Congo.

  3. Montreal - Demonstration at US consulate on 9/30 from Noon to 3 pm....On Saturday, Oct 1st, at 7 pm, showing of the Katherine Kean film "Rezistans" at 2651 Cremazie Est (corner 2nd ave)

  4. Durban, South Africa

  5. Sao Paulo, Brazil

  6. Santiago, Chile

  7. Miami - Demonstration 9/30 at 11 a.m. at the Brazilian consulate, 80 SW 8th St. [Note: the brutal UN military force in Haiti, responsible for July 6th massacre in Cite Soleil, is commanded by a Brazilian general.]

  8. Washington, DC - Demonstration and photo exhibit in front of Haitian embassy, 2311 Massachusetts Ave NW, from 10 am to 1 pm on 9/30. For information call 202-332-0292.

  9. Brooklyn - Patizan Jezikri will hold a mass starting at 9 am on Saturday, Oct 1st at Holy Innocent Church in Brooklyn (Beverly Rd & East 17th)....Following the mass there will be a march sponsored by Committee against Genocide in Haiti, from 11am to3 pm. The march will begin at the church, take Beverly Rd to Flatbush ave to Church ave, down Nostrand to rally at Nostrand and Foster Avenues in Brooklyn....On Friday 9/30 at 6:30 pm, a Solidarity Encounter between Haiti, Dominican Republic and Venezuela will take place at the Venezuelan Consulate, 7 East 51st St.(5th Ave/Madison Ave). The theme is "Same History--Same Struggle."

  10. Guadeloupe

  11. Benin, West Africa

  12. Dominican Republic

  13. Dublin, Ireland - Demonstration at 6:00 pm on 9/30 at Central Bank, Dame Street, Dublin.

  14. Vancouver - Demonstration from 5 to 6 pm on 9/30 at Main Library, 350 W.Georgia St, downtown Vancouver. At 8:45 pm on 9/30, there will be a showing of the Nicolas Rossier film "Aristide and the Endless Revolution" at Granville 5 cinema, Granville Street, as part of the Vancouver Intl Film Festival.
  15. Brasilia, Brazil

  16. San Jose, Costa Rica

  17. Boston - Picket at the Haitian Consulate, 545 Boylston St., Copley Sq., 6:00-7:30 pm on 9/30.
  18. Newark, NJ - "Speak Out for Haiti" at Federal Building, 970 Broad St., Noon-1:00 pm on 9/30. Some are assembling at 11:30 at 39 Bleeker Street, and walking with signs to the Speak-Out at the Federal Bldg, which is about 12 blocks from Penn Station.

  19. Paris, France

  20. Los Angeles - Rally & picket at the Brazilian consulate, 8484 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills - 9/30 at 12:00 noon. For information call 323-292-7405.

  21. Ottawa - Canadian labor activists organized a mid-day forum on Sept. 24th on "Workers' Rights after the Coup in Haiti," featuring Paul Loulou Chery, Secretary General of the Confederation of Haitian Workers (CTH), Haiti's largest labor organization. Attendees then marched to Confederation Park, chanting "End the Occupation of Haiti," "Free the political prisoners," "Liberez Pere Jean-Juste" and "Liberez So'Anne". Joining up with the hundreds-strong anti-war march, they marched to Parliament Hill where Ottawa Haitian community leader Jean St.-Vil gave a fiery speech about the war on Haiti's people. At each stop of the anti-war march, as it proceeded through downtown to the US embassy, the MC's referred to the situation in Haiti....On 9/30 there will be informational picketing and leafleting about Haiti in the Canadian capital.
  22. Philadelphia

  23. San Jose, California - Two protests on 9/30. Lunchtime protest 1130am-1 pm at French Consulate, 2nd Street & Santa Clara, to protest the French role in the 2004 coup...Afternoon protest 4:30-6 pm at Federal Bldg, 2nd Street near San Carlos.

  24. Toronto - Public meeting and film showing on 9/30....Haiti workshop at Youth Action Conference on 9/30.

  25. Martinique

  26. Dominica

  27. Northampton, Massachusetts

  28. Minneapolis/St. Paul

  29. Charlottetown, Canada - Public meeting on Sept 29 at 2:30 pm, UPEI, Irving Theatre

  30. Hayward, California - Vigil on Thurs. 9/29, 4-5 pm at corner of Jackson, Foothill & Mission in Hayward.

  31. Portland, Oregon - Film showing of Kevin Pina film "Haiti: Harvest of Hope" at People's Food Cooperative, 3029 SE 21st Avenue, on Sept. 28 at 7 pm....On 9/30 Portland Haiti activists will conduct a "call-in", "fax blast" and "email blast" to contact US officials, MINUSTAH (UN) and Haitian government officials - "calling for a end to political persecution, the return of Haiti's legitimate elected officials, release of all political prisoners, and for an end to the UN's role in supporting the illegal Interim Government. These things must happen before elections can take place."

  32. Enterprise, Oregon

  33. Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada - Public meeting on Sept 27, at 7 pm, Tilley Hall, UNB

  34. Halifax - Public meeting on 9/30 at 7 pm, Dalhousie University, Weldon Law Bldg

  35. Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia - Screening of Kevin Pina film, Haiti: The Untold Story on Oct. 2, at 3:30 pm.

  36. New Glasgow, Nova Scotia - Public meeting at New Glasgow library, Oct. 3 at noon

  37. Antigonish, Nova Scotia - Public meeting at the Coady Institute on Oct. 3 at 7 pm

  38. Detroit - On 9/30 Haiti solidarity activists will conduct an all-day "call-a-thon" demanding an end to the persecution of pro-democracy activists in Haiti and freedom for all political prisoners, as well as for an independent investigation into ongoing human rights violations by the coup regime and its backers....At Wayne State University on 9/30 students will collect donations to send to women in the popular neighborhoods who have been victims of sexual or physical assault since the 2004 coup.

  39. Northampton, Massachusetts

  40. Huddleston, Virginia - The Parish Haiti Committee will have a house meeting on Haiti and film showing on
    Oct. 5th, in unity with the call and demands of the Sept. 30 International Day of Solidarity with Haiti.

For more information, or to add your city or town to this mobilization, email the Sept 30th Organizing Committee at Send eMail to:sub@sonic.net

The 38 cities participating in the Sept. 30 "Stop the War against the People of Haiti" campaign are united around the following demands:

Stop the massacres of the poor by UN troops, Haitian National Police and paramilitary mercenaries under police control. Restore the democratically elected government of President Aristide. Free Father Jean-Juste and ALL the more than 1000 political prisoners in Haiti's jails.

End the brutal US/UN Occupation - Restore Haiti's sovereignty. Open an independent inquiry into the February 29, 2004 coup and forced removal of President Aristide - including the role of the US, France and Canada.

See Also:

Stop the War against the People of Haiti A Call to Action - Coordinated International Protests in Many Cities on September 30, 2005

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