[ View the story "Apparent lynching of Haitian in Dominican Republic sparks protests " on Storify] Apparent lynching of Haitian in Dominican Republic sparks protests Demonstrators in Port-au-Prince march to demand justice after Haitian man is found hanging from a tree in Dominican city of Santiago.
The Stream· Thu, Feb 26 2015 22:05:15
In #Haiti's Capital [Port-au-Prince] thousands protest Dominican Republic over #racism
Some Dominicans expressed disappointment over the protest:
@SOYPAMEL : Such audacity of our neighbors from Haiti. This protest is actually an offence, after they found here roof, work and food
Que osadía la de nuestros vecinos de haití al hacer esto. Esta protesta es realmente una ofensa, después que aquí han conseguido techo, trabajo y comida.soypamel
The protest in Haiti was peaceful until a group of individuals
the embassy of the Dominican Republic in Port-au-Prince.
@BELTTWAY they were marching against the DR yesterday and broke into the dominican embassy in haiti, took down the
Drapeau #Repdominicana brûlé devant le consulat dominicain à Port-au-Prince, manif contre racisme #Haitiamelie_baron
the aggression against the Dominican consulate. Outraged by the events, Dominican Minister of Foreign Relations Andres Navarro
that the government recalled its ambassador to Haiti on Thursday.
he warned the Haitian authorities that patients has its limits, "and we have shown before the world that we have carried out the greatest of efforts in order to maintain a productive, healthy and respectful relationship with the Haitian government."diariolibre.com
Other Dominicans on Twitter called for peace:
@cristalmarie : The world accuses #dominicans of racism against the #haitians and now people burn the #dominican flag in Haiti? This war has to stop!
¿En el mundo acusan al #dominicano de racista contra el #haitiano y ahora en Haití quemaron la bandera #dominicana? ¡Esta guerra debe parar!CRISTAL MARIE
@AdrianoAbreuS : I condemn the aggression against our consulate in Haiti, peace and dialogue has to be the way for harmonious relationships.
Condeno las agresiones a nuestro consulado en Haití,la paz y el diálogo debe ser el camino para relaciones armoniosas.Adriano Abreu Sued
Protesters in the Dominican Republic
have been calling
on the government to take action against what they called an “invasion” of Haitian migrants. Dominican Republic has been a destination for low-wage workers from Haiti for in recent years. According to the UN, there are nearly
immigrants from Haiti residing in the Dominican Republic.