République dominicaine

República Dominicana: Aumentan los homicidios policiales y se estanca la reforma

El número de homicidios perpetrados por la policía va de nuevo en aumento en la República Dominica, mientras la legislación elaborada para intentar solucionar el problema continúa atascada y paralizada en el Congreso, ha manifestado Amnistía Internacional hoy. El número de homicidios perpetrados por la policía va de nuevo en aumento en la República Dominica, mientras la legislación elaborada para intentar solucionar el problema continúa atascada y parali

République dominicaine. Les homicides attribués à la police se multiplient tandis que la réforme est au point mort

Le nombre d'homicides perpétrés par la police est de nouveau en hausse en République dominicaine alors que le texte de loi censé régler le problème stagne au Congrès. Le nombre d'homicides perpétrés par la police est de nouveau en hausse en République dominicaine alors que le texte de loi censé régler le problème stagne au Congrès, a déclaré Amnesty Internationa

Dominican Republic: Killings at the hands of the police rise while reforms stall

The number of killings perpetrated by the police is on the rise again in the Dominican Republic whilst legislation intended to fix the problem stalls and stagnates in Congress, said Amnesty International today. The numbe

Dominican Republic: Killings at the hands of the police rise while reforms stall - 15 août 2014

Headline Title:  Dominican Republic: Killings at the hands of the police rise while reforms stall The number of killings perpetrated by the police is on the rise again in the Dominican Republic whilst legislation intended to fix the problem stalls and stagnates in Congress, said Amnesty Interna The number of killings perpetrated by the police is on the rise again in the Dominican Republic whilst legislation intended to fix the problem stalls and stagnates in Congress. Media Node:  Dominican Republic Twitter Tag:  DominicanRepublic Story Location:  République dominicaine 18° 53' 45.2148" N, 70° 39' 50.6268" W “Fourteen people a month are dying at the hands of the police in the Dominican Republic. Many of these killings seem to have been unlawful. Clearly the government needs to push harder for concrete action to stop these abuses once and for all.” Source:  Erika Guevara Rosas, Amnesty International’s Americas Director. URL:  Dominican Republic: Political will is key to achieving changes in human rights Description:  Press release, 29 May 2013. URL:  Shut up if you don't want to be killed: human rights violations by police in the Dominican Republic Description:  Report, 25 October 2011.

La République dominicaine doit revenir sur sa décision, qui pourrait rendre des milliers de personnes apatrides

La République dominicaine ne doit pas appliquer une décision de la Cour constitutionnelle qui pourrait laisser des centaines de milliers de Dominicains d’origine étrangère apatrides, a déclaré Amnesty International. La République dominicaine ne doit pas appliquer une décision de la Cour constitutionnelle qui pourrait laisser des centaines de milliers de Dominicains d’origine étrangère apatrides, a déclaré Amne

República Dominicana debe anular la sentencia que podría convertir a miles de personas en apátridas

La República Dominicana no debe aplicar una sentencia del Tribunal Constitucional que podría convertir en apátridas a cientos de miles de dominicanos de origen extranjero, ha dicho hoy Amnistía Internacional. La República Dominicana no debe aplicar una sentencia del Tribunal Constitucional que podría convertir en apátridas a cientos de miles de dominicanos de origen extranjero, ha dicho hoy Amnistía Int

“Sin carné de identidad… es como si estuviera muerta” - 18 octobre 2013

Headline Title:  “Sin carné de identidad… es como si estuviera muerta” Elena Lorac nació y se crió en la República Dominicana, pero el gobierno dominicano la considera extranjera. Un cambio legislativo aplicado recientemente en República Dominicana está despojando a la población dominicana de origen haitiano de su nacionalidad y de los derechos vinculados a ella. Media Node:  Dominicna republic_es Story Location:  République dominicaine 18° 50' 50.5608" N, 70° 18' 45" W “Esto me ha arruinado la vida. Yo quería estudiar para poder ayudar a mi familia, pero con esto no puedo estudiar, no puedo trabajar, no puedo hace nada. Esto me ha paralizado mi vida completamente.” Source:  Elena Lorac, dominicana de origen haitiano “Tengo 46 anos y nadie puede entender como a mi edad siendo dominicano de repente una sentencia pretenda desconocer esa condición. Tengo dos hijos y esta sentencia va a afectarlos a ellos y a sus hijos y a sus hijos. Lo que están diciendo es que ningún dominicano de origen haitiano podrá ser dominicano jamás.” Source:  Felipe Fortines, dominicano de origen haitiano URL:  República Dominicana debe anular la sentencia que podría convertir a miles de personas en apátridas Description:  Comunicado de prensa, 18 de octubre de 2013

Dominican Republic must retract ruling that could leave thousands stateless - 18 octobre 2013

Headline Title:  Dominican Republic must retract ruling that could leave thousands stateless The Dominican Republic should not implement a Constitutional Court ruling that could leave hundreds of thousands of Dominicans of foreign descent stateless, Amnesty International urged today. The Dominican Republic should not implement a Constitutional Court ruling that could leave hundreds of thousands of Dominicans of foreign descent stateless Media Node:  Dominicna republic Story Location:  République dominicaine 18° 52' 17.8932" N, 70° 0' 17.5788" W “The full implementation of this ruling will have a devastating impact on the lives of hundreds of thousands of people whose identity documents would be cancelled and, therefore, would see many of their human rights – freedom of movement, education, work and access to healthcare – totally denied. ” Source:  Chiara Liguori, Amnesty International researcher on the Caribbean. URL:  “Without my identity card, it’s like I’m dead” Description:  Feature, 18 October 2013 URL:  Dominican Republic: Dominicans of Haitian descent harassed Description:  Urgent Action, 19 July 2012

'Without my identity card, it’s like I’m dead' - 18 octobre 2013

Headline Title:  'Without my identity card, it’s like I’m dead' Elena Lorac was born and raised in the Dominican Republic, but the Dominican government considers her a foreigner. A recent legislative change in the Dominican Republic is stripping dominicans of haitian descent of their nationality – and all the rights that come with it. Media Node:  Dominicna republic Story Location:  République dominicaine 18° 50' 50.5608" N, 70° 18' 45" W “This has ruined my life. I wanted to study but now I can’t do that, nor work. I can't even buy a mobile phone. This has paralyzed my life completely. ” Source:  Elena Lorac, dominican of haitian descent. “I’m 46 and no one can understand how a court can ignore the fact that I’m Dominican. I have two children so this sentence would affect them, their children and their children. What they are saying is that a Dominican of Haitian origin will never be able to be Dominican.” Source:  Felipe Fortines, dominican of haitian descent. URL:  Dominican Republic must retract ruling that could leave thousands stateless Description:  News, 18 October 2013

Dominican Republic must retract ruling that could leave thousands stateless

The Dominican Republic should not implement a Constitutional Court ruling that could leave hundreds of thousands of Dominicans of foreign descent stateless, Amnesty International urged today. The Dominican Republic should not implement a Constitutional Court ruling that could leave hundreds of thousands of Dominicans of foreign descent stateless, Amnesty International urged today.