- Alternative Resources on Haiti
listed on this page do not necessarily
reflect the views of IRTF, SRRT, or ALA.
- Alternative News, Analysis, and
- Special Reports and Publications
- Reference and Background
- Resolutions, Petitions, and
News, Analysis, and Commentary
International: Crisis in Haiti "Amnesty International is extremely
concerned by the ongoing human rights abuses between rebel forces,
armed pro-Aristide militias and Haitian National Police since the
beginning of the armed insurrection on 5 February."
- The Black
Commentator "Commentary, analysis and investigations on issues
affecting African Americans."
- Council on Hemispheric
Relations "Monitoring Political, Economic, and Diplomatic Issues
Facing the Western Hemisphere."
"CounterPunch is the bi-weekly muckraking newsletter edited by
Alexander Cockburn and Jeffrey St. Clair."
Now!: Haiti Under Seige "Democracy Now! is a national, daily,
independent, award-winning news program airing on over 140 stations in
North America" Website includes transcripts as well as audio
- Haitian Times
"The Haitian Times aims to provide its readers with the best
coverage of Haiti and Haitian-American communities through the highest
- Haiti Star
"Latest news from WN Network"
- Haiti Progres
"The journal which offers an alternative." In Creole, French, and
Rights Watch: Americas: Haiti "Human Rights Watch is dedicated to
protecting the human rights of people around the world."
Media Center "Indymedia is a collective of independent and
alternative media activists and organizations offering grassroots,
non-corporate coverage of important social and political issues."
(North American Congress on Latin America): In the News: Haiti
"NACLA provides policy makers, analysts, academics, organizers,
journalists and religious and community groups with information on
major trends in Latin America and its relations with the United
- The Nation The
Nation "will. . . , make an earnest effort to bring to the
discussion of political and social questions a really critical spirit,
and to wage war upon the vices of violence, exaggeration, and
misrepresentation by which so much of the political writing of the day
is marred." (On Haiti, see especially articles by Amy Wilentz.)
- Pacifica Radio
". . . the only radio network in the United States to function
unconstrained by corporate underwriting and policy decisions."
Center of the Americas.org: News and Commentary: Haiti "The
Resource Center of the Americas informs, educates and organizes to
promote human rights, democratic participation, economic justice and
cross-cultural understanding in the context of globalization in the
Americas." See also Spotlight
on Haiti for "a selection of background and analysis articles on
the current situation in Haiti:"
- United Haitians Home Page
Includes links to news articles, Haitian government websites, and other
Press Review Online: The Americas " World Press Review is
the journal of record for an influential global audience, providing an
unprecedented platform for ideas and opinions on topics of significant
Magazine/Z Net, Haiti Watch "The US has done it again in Haiti,
with another violent regime change against a popularly elected leader,
this time with plenty of help from France and Canada. ZNet has tried to
collect some materials on it here."
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Reports and Publications
A Slave Revolution: 200 Years After 1804, edited by Pat Chin, Greg
Dunkel, Sara Flounders, Kim Ives. "The Haitian Revolution is a singular
event in history. Never before or since has an enslaved people risen
up, broken their chains, and established a new state." Read chapters
online, or order copies of this book.
from the Headlines: The U.S. War Against Haiti "New Pamphlet
Explodes Haiti Myths" Read pamphlet online or order copies of pamplet
from the Haiti Action Committee.
the Human Effects of Withheld Humanitarian Aid, Report of the Haiti
Reborn/Quixote Center Delegation, January 11-19, 2003 "This report
details the observations and findings of a twenty-one member delegation
that visited Haiti in January ."
Zero in Haiti," Peter Hallward, New Left Review 27,
May-June 2004"A very multilateral coup. Franco-American harmony and
unanimous blessings from the Security Council for the overthrow of a
constitutional government and crushing of popular hope, in the Western
hemisphere’s poorest nation-state."
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Directory of Organizations Working In and For Haiti Prepared by
the staff of Haiti Reborn, a program of the Quixote Center.
- Dwa Fanm
"Committed to the Rights of Haitian Women and Girls"
Action "The Haiti Action Committee is a Bay Area-based network of
activists who have supported the Haitian struggle for democracy since
1991. Members foster extensive contacts with the grassroots movements
in Haiti. We also wish to link journalists who want to hear an
alternative viewpoint with sources both in Haiti and in the United
- Haiti Reborn
"Haiti Reborn a project of the Quixote Center, works in the United
States on behalf of the Haitian people to build an active grassroots
solidarity movement and to advocate for a more just U.S. foreign
policy." Site includes news, anlalysis, and what you can do to help.
Support Network "The Haiti Support Network is a coalition of
Haitian and North American groups and individuals in the New York City
area which raises political and material support for democratic and
popular forces in Haiti. . . . We oppose any form of collaboration with
the US/UN military occupation of Haiti, including participation in the
Haitian government or any elections while Haiti is militarily
A.N.S.W.E.R. (Act Now to Stop War & End Racism) Site includes
news coverage of events in Haiti, press statements, and plans for
Women, Peace andSecurity Initiatives: Haiti "PeaceWomen.org is a
project of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
(WILPF) United Nations Office, in New York City. The PeaceWomen Project
monitors and works toward rapid and full implementation of United
Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security."
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Petitions, and Other Activities
Emergency Relief Fund ". . . which supports organizations giving
humanitarian aid to the people of Haiti"
Petition on Haiti "As organizations and institutions working for
global justice . . . . [w]e ask you to sign the petition asking for
immediate and unconditional re-instatement of President Aristide of
Haiti. We are also demanding an investigation into the role of the Bush
Administration in its violation of international laws."
Resolution on Haiti (1993)
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