- Datum: 10.05.2021
- Kategorie:Berichte & Analysen
Can Haiti reverse spiraling violence and kidnappings?
Haiti is wracked by deepening political unrest and economic misery, as well as a rash of kidnappings, which, according to the United…
Haiti is wracked by deepening political unrest and economic misery, as well as a rash of kidnappings, which, according to the United Nations, tripled last year. President Jovenel Moïse acknowledged that efforts to fight insecurity have been “ineffective”. What are the reasons behind the surge of kidnappings and worsening insecurity in Haiti, and why haven’t policies to improve security worked? Is Moïse able to turn the country around, or should he step down? What kind of international support does Haiti need, and does enough political will exist among international actors to deliver such support? The international community should pay attention to the concerns expressed by organizations on the ground that are part of civil society and support a process led by Haitians and for Haitians that could lead to profound systemic change.
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