Public forum to mark the 10th Anniversary of the Canadian, French and U.S. coup d'état in Haiti. Discussion to include a presentation of the devastating consequences of the coup for the Haitian people, and continuing efforts to build a solidarity movement in Canada.
Mario Joseph-Haitian human rights lawyer. Since 1996, he has led the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux (BAI) in Port-au-Prince, which represents political prisoners, poor people, and victims of political violence. In 2006, The New York Times called Joseph “Haiti’s most prominent human rights lawyer”.
Dr. Melanie Newton- professor at the University of Toronto. She specializes in the social and cultural history of the Caribbean and the history of slavery, gender and emancipation in the Atlantic World.
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