adoption / Haiti / human rights

ADOPTEES OF COLOR STATEMENT ON HAITI

from United Adoptees International blog This statement reflects the position of an international community of adoptees of color who wish to pose a critical intervention in the discourse and actions affecting the child victims of the recent earthquake in Haiti. We are domestic and international adoptees with many years of research and both personal and … Continue reading

Haiti / human rights / prisoners' rights

Canada and Haitian Prisons

An article entitled Canada and the empty prison in the heart of Port-au-Prince, appeared in the Toronto Star on Monday, January 25th.  It discusses the deplorable conditions that existed in Haitian prisons before the earthquake, and that  Ottawa, as the primary partner in the Haitian correctional system, has a responsibility to ensure that those conditions … Continue reading