South Florida Rally Part of International Campaign to end Dominican Republic Aparthied
MIAMI—FEBRUARY 25, 2014—South Florida’s minority communities, along with human rights organizations, will hold a rally in response to the Dominican Republic Constitutional Court’s ruling and the country’s new immigration policy. The Dominican court’s decision, known as ruling 168-13, could affect as many as 300,000 Dominicans of Haitian descent, including many who have had no ties with Haiti for generations. For years, Haitians have been mistreated, abused, victimized, and taken advantage of by the Dominican Republic.
WHO: FANM, the Haitian-American Grassroots Coalition, the Haitian League for Human Rights, the Haitian-American Forum, Florida New Majority, Haitian-American Leadership Council, and Veye Yo.
WHAT: Rally against the Dominican Republic Constitutional Court’s ruling and the country’s new immigration policy, which will be announced on February 27.
WHEN: Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 10:30 am
WHERE: 181 N.E. 82nd Street
Miami, Florida 33138