Haiti: Open Letter to all Members of the Security Council regarding the Development of an International Security Force in Haiti

This letter highlights Amnesty International’s deep concern regarding the announcement that Kenyan law enforcement officers may lead an “international specialised force” as requested by the Haitian government, to temporarily assist the Haitian National Police (HNP) in addressing insecurity caused by gang violence. We would like to bring to light some crucial issues that must be considered before endorsing the deployment of such a force in Haiti.

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