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    The Persecution of Haitians in Dominican Republic
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    {map-hispaniola-physical.jpg} The island in which Haiti and Dominican Republic is located
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    The Parsley Massacre (October 3 - 8, 2007)
    Under the rule of Rafael Trujillo, the tensions between Haiti and Dominican Republic soared. Trujillo wanted possession over the entire island of Hispaniola and hoped to trigger a war between the two countries. The Massacre received its name by the way the government identified and separated Haitians from Dominicans. They made people say the Spanish form of the word parsley (perejil) and since the Haitians were believed to have a creole accent, the people who pronounced parsley with the accent were killed or deported back to Haiti. Between 17,000 and 35,000 Haitians living in the DR were killed by Dominican civilians and military officials.
    {serenohaitian.jpg} Haitian worker sits among rubbles after the destruction of neighboring housesIn what other ways are Haitians persecuted?
    The Mejia government (under the rule of Rafael Hipólito Mejía r. 2000 - 2004) created a systematic, yet secretive, way to expel Haitians from the country. They did not want the media to be involved in the actions of the military that were exposing Haitians. They were taken in covered trucks during the night, and were not given the opportunity to warn others.
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    killed thousands). Since Haiti and Dominican Republic. This persecution
    "Where there are two Haitians, kill one; where there are three Haitians, kill two, but always let one go so that he can run back to his country and tell them what happened"
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    Nol.Cambodia also got caught into a war against Vietnam, which was divided into communist North and pro-western South Vietnam.Many communist Vietnam's hid in hideouts in Cambodia. During this civil war, the U.S.helped back up Lon Nol to take over Cambodia. Americans then felt free to move around Cambodia to continue their struggle. During this civil war, which Cambodia was not involved in, bombs, planes, and napalm killed up to 750,000 Cambodians. In 1970, a group called the Khmer Rougie guerilla movement came into existance. This group, led by a man named Pol Pot, was suspicious of Vietnam and their relationship with Cambodia. In 1975 the Khmer Rougie guerilla movement overthrew Lon
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    Pol Pot, the leader of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia was considered a mass murderer. He killed a large amount of people due to create a utopian agrarian society. In order to accomplish this, he needed people to work on the fields He chose the un-wealthy people to do this. He killed the wealthy people to accomplish his goal because he felt that only the wealthy people would be able to come together and go against him.
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    leadership 700,000 malitiamilitia to destroykill the educated.
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    D. No other foreign countries got involved during the Cambodian Civil War. Only the North and South of Vietnamese and the United States were fighting, but no other nations were involved with Cambodia at that time. In fact towards the end of the Vietnam war the United States backed Pol Pots followers with ammunition and money in order to defeat Russia and the communists of North Korea.
    E. It would have been very hard for this genocide to be prevented. Pol Pot's army took full control without warning, and killed the wealthy first because the wealthy were educated and the army knew that they would revolt first. it would have been harder for the uneducated to rebel and fight back because they were busy working on the farms, and they also do not have enough power.
    F. Cambodia's government is run under a multiparty democracy under a constitutional monarchy. Their religion is Theravada Buddhism which is the religion of 95% of the population. There is also some people with Islam, animism and Christian. The official language of Cambodia is Khmer which is spoken by 95% of the population is a rainy season June through October and dry season November through May. Cambodia won the war against Pol Pot and gained their independence.
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    When Broken Glass Floats, htmldiff4which is a novel about her interviews with people involved with the genocide. Here is an excerpt from her book "The woman is crying so hard that the interview stops. In the past she had made up stories when her daughter asked, "Where's Pa?" She could never bring herself to say that the child's father had been executed by the Khmer Rouge. "He went away, he'll be back soon," she would say. All that was left of her husband was pain, which was only compounded by the questions posed by her daughter and, now, me ..." Hims interviews often required her to lie, in order to make her subjects feel comfortable. "Oh, I'm Sam's cousin," I tell them. "You know Sam?", is just one of the quotes that Hims use to say to make her seem more closely related to her subjects.
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    Dominican Republic
    Who is involved in this persecution?
    The persecution of Haitians and people of Haitian descent has been going on in Dominican Republic for decades. Haitians are an ethnic group found in Haiti. Unfortunately, there has been a growth in the number of acts of extreme violence targeted to Haitians. Thousands of Haitians and Dominicans of Haitian descent in the Dominican Republic are brutally exploited and then rounded up and deported. Many are beaten, robbed and sometimes shot dead. Violence was increasing so Dominican soldiers were heavily defending the border, making sure that Haitians were not coming into the country.
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Sunday, October 31

  1. page Dominican Republic edited ... Connecting to Night Although many people think that one racial, cultural, religious, or ethni…
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    Connecting to Night
    Although many people think that one racial, cultural, religious, or ethnic statement can't change the course of history, it can. As seen throughout history, subtle acts of violence can eventually rise to a genocide. In this case, of the persecution of Haitian workers, the Dominicans at first just directed negative comments toward the Haitians. As time continued, these small acts of verbal hate changed into a few cases of citizens killing Haitians and eventually an entire country out to kill or make Haitians work for them in harsh conditions.
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    Brief Timeline of Haiti
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    Ever since Haiti and Dominican Republic became separate countries, each country have been trying to show its dominance over Hispaniola, an island they share.
    The Parsley Massacre (October 3 - 8, 2007)
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    accent were killed, deported,killed or sentdeported back to
    {serenohaitian.jpg} Haitian worker sits among rubbles after the destruction of neighboring housesIn what other ways are Haitians persecuted?
    The Mejia government (under the rule of Rafael Hipólito Mejía r. 2000 - 2004) created a systematic, yet secretive, way to expel Haitians from the country. They did not want the media to be involved in the actions of the military that were exposing Haitians. They were taken in covered trucks during the night, and were not given the opportunity to warn others.
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