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Resisting the lynching of Haitian liberty! By Malaika Kambon

AnalysisResisting the lynching of Haitian liberty! By Malaika Kambon

It should be obvious by now that the U.S.-U.N., E.U., OAS and various hired paramilitary police have engineered a second fraudulent election in as many years in Haiti.
This latest attempt to kill Haiti’s freedom by aborting her dreams of democracy via the electoral process was designed to prevent landslide victories by Fanmi Lavalas, reminiscent of the presidential victories of Jean Bertrand Aristide. The U.S. and U.N. do not want to see this.
But people have turned out in force, as protests continue against the blatant sabotage of the Nov. 20, 2016, elections, where Dr. Maryse Narcisse and Fanmi Lavalas again sought to reclaim Haiti’s freedom, only to be met – again – by a U.S. elite intent upon electoral sabotage.
But the fraudulent elections have ignited the country. Daily protests have been held for over a month. For the 35th consecutive day, tens of thousands are in the streets, who see in the candidacy of Dr. Narcisse the fruition of their dreams: freedom, dignity and sovereignty via a political party of the people that knows what it wants to achieve.
The international press is busily trying to shore up the fraudulent “win” of PHTK (or bald head party) candidate Jovenel Moise. But even in an electoral process that was blatantly manipulated, Moise, “the banana man,” controls nothing in Haiti but his mouth, and that not very well.
And the U.S. government, reminiscent of the cryptic simplicity of Langston Hughes’ poem, “Christ in Alabama,” taunts and tries to snatch Haitian freedom with its entrenched racism.
It should be obvious by now that the U.S.-U.N., E.U., OAS and various hired paramilitary police have engineered a second fraudulent election in as many years in Haiti.
But Haiti is rising up, and she is fighting back! With the swiftness of a Muhammad Ali strike, Haiti reminds us that we have not ever been n****rs, and that we always define our tree of liberty – and our “place” – as being free.
Haitian grassroots people are battling the attempted electoral coup d’etat, and are now into 35 consecutive days of peaceful yet forceful demonstrations against the fraud. This has got the resident oligarchies so worried that they have escalated their military and political attacks.
Corrupt judges and the PHTK party of Michel Martelly are trying to force international observers and parties contesting the fraudulent Nov. 20 elections to quit the fraud probe. Attacks by militarized police against peaceful demonstrators are growing in number and strength. The entire electoral process is broken, worse than in the U.S.
On Dec. 24, 2016, at about 2 p.m. Haitian time (5 p.m. PST) in an escalating show of force, militarized police, armed to the teeth, shot indiscriminately into a crowd of thousands. Many demonstrators were wounded on Martin Luther King Avenue in Port au Prince.
Haitian grassroots people are battling the attempted electoral coup d’etat, and are now into 35 consecutive days of peaceful yet forceful demonstrations against the fraud.
Police repression increases: A protestor is arrested by masked police during a pro-democracy march in Port au Prince. Protestors are demanding a full probe of the fraudulent Nov. 20 election. – Photo: Haiti Information Project
Members of Fanmi Lavalas were especially targeted. A sitting member of parliament had his car shot up by police. According to witnesses a policeman took his automatic weapon and smashed out the back window of the car owned by a Fanmi Lavalas candidate for the Senate.
A journalist from Radio Timoun, the people’s radio station, was also injured by police gunfire and was taken to the hospital. The people announced that demonstrations would continue on Dec. 25, 2016, day 34. They will not stop.
Fascism sends its Seasons Greetings full of repression from U.N.-occupied Haiti.
A critical question people should be asking themselves is why do a bunch of fascist, billionaire whites, their international quislings and the internal puppet leadership of Haiti want so badly to maintain an apartheid regime and the occupation and ownership of a sovereign Afrikan country they describe as “the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere?”
Imagine the uproar if tens of thousands of people in the U.S. were to pack the streets protesting our fraudulent election, yet the crowds of angry Haitians growing every day for 35 days so far get very little mainstream media attention. – Photo: Haiti Information Project
Recall that Haiti was forced to pay the blood sucking World Bank and its IMF vampire siblings more than a million dollars per week to satisfy debts incurred by the 29-year Papa Doc and Baby Doc Duvalier family regimes and other Duvalierist tyrants who succeeded them. The most recent example of these is the highway robbery of the treasury by Hillary Clinton’s puppet, Michel Martelly.
Round and round and round they go, with the World Bank lying and saying it is eradicating poverty, while Haitians eat mud cookies in order to repay a debt caused by white theft and to be considered deserving of “help” from blood sucking multilateral financial institutions.
Such thieves include the Clinton Foundation, which claimed magnanimity in their dealings with Haiti, as billions of dollars of earthquake relief money under their control remained unaccounted for.
The people of Haiti are left even more impoverished.
This continual interference in Haiti’s democratic process keeps happening because:
1) Haiti overthrew chattel enslavement of Afrikan people over 200 years ago by slapping down the combined military might of France, England and Spain, thus establishing its independence and turning the myth of white supremacy on its head. “We are the first Black independent country in the world,” asserts its first democratically elected president, Jean Bertrand Aristide.
2) Even though the same “civilized” Euro-American and Canadian regimes instigated two coups d’etat against the government of President Aristide, the people have never stopped resisting tyranny.
3) Haitian resistance keeps getting stronger, despite U.S.-U.N. occupation of the country. In collusion with the U.S. government, in 2004 the United Nations brought its un-peacekeeping, cholera spreading, brutal force of 10,000 MINUSTAH troops into Haiti. Along with the reconstituted Haitian army, headed by drug runners wanted by the DEA, these combined forces exist to “keep the natives in their place.” This is with the full support of the Organization of American States (OAS) and the European Union (EU).
4) President Jean Bertrand Aristide fought for and continues to fight for Haitian dignity, sovereignty and independence. When he was in office, he refused to be a sellout president and kept all of the Haitian assets for the Haitian people. In 2003, he demanded that over $22 billion in money extorted from Haiti by 19th century France be restored. Haiti was originally forced to pay this money, starting in 1826, to former slave owning French plantation owners.
5) Drs. Jean-Bertrand Aristide and Maryse Narcisse both defy the evil of entrenched tyranny. Dr. Maryse Narcisse, the 2016 Fanmi Lavalas presidential candidate, is in the streets daily with the people fighting for Haiti’s independence.
6) President Aristide fought for fair trade for Haiti, in defiance of the Clinton regime policies that collapsed Haiti’s economy.
7) Haiti’s geographic location boasts huge oil, gold and other reserves of wealth. She is also strategically located in relationship to Cuba.
8) President Aristide attacked and threatened the hegemony and corruption of Haiti’s 1 percent ruling elite by enforcing labor and taxation legislation laws.
The U.S. attitude toward Haiti has always been one of keeping Afrikans “in their place,” as described by white supremacy.
In the 19th century, the U.S. government didn’t want a free Afrikan state dismantling its brutal slave economy. So enslaver U.S. President Thomas Jefferson gave Napoleon $40,000 to re-enslave Haiti.
He also put the word out that an Afrikan person was only worth three fifths as much as a white person. Napoleon got his butt kicked, Jefferson lost a lot of money but acquired the Louisiana Purchase for a song, and Haiti was free.
The U.S. attitude toward Haiti has always been one of keeping Afrikans “in their place,” as described by white supremacy.
Fast-forward to 1915 and U.S. President Woodrow Wilson of “Birth of a Nation”-reinstitute-the-KKK-filmmaking fame. His secretary of state, William Byron Jennings, “disapproved” of “Niggers speaking French!” in Haiti. Wilson sent in the Marines to occupy and rob Haiti from 1915-1934.
Fast-forward again to 2004.
Haitians kept deciding that their “place” was to be free, so the IRI, Colin Powell – another lying secretary of state, the CIA, and USAID kidnapped President Aristide and his family by transporting them as “cargo” to the Central Afrikan Republic in a U.S. plane designed for the program of “extraordinary rendition.”
Well, that didn’t work either because Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Trans-Africa founder Randall Robinson and others snatched them back from the brink of captivity and they went into exile, first in Jamaica then in South Africa, until the power of the Haitian people brought them back home to Haiti.
Hurricanes, earthquakes, odious Euro-U.S. debt designed to kill people by the dollar, Duvalier Papa and Baby Doc, the U.S. government and the U.S. puppet’s thefts of Haitian resources, DEA drug runners, entrenched racism, foreign domination, onerous rapes, pre-dawn U.N. and paramilitary attacks, strip mining, cholera, odious rapacious secretaries of state from William Byron Jennings to Hillary Rodham Clinton, terrorist Tonton Macoutes, starvation, murders, kidnappings and disappearances of children, freedom fighters and pro-democracy activists Lovinsky Pierre Antoine, Father Gérard-Jean Juste, to name but two; mud cookies for food …
In spite of all of these horrible things and more, the Afrikan people of Haiti keep fighting to be free. Haitian resistance to entrenched U.S. interference in her government has not ceased for over 200 years. It will not stop. It is about to be 2017, right now.
The Haitian Revolution, from 1791-1804 … it is happening again. The people of Haiti will be free.
Malaika H Kambon is a freelance, multi-award winning photojournalist, owner of People’s Eye Photography and an active member of the Haiti Action Committee. She is also an Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) state and national champion in Tae Kwon Do from 2007-2012. She can be reached at malaikakambon@gmail.com.

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