ARREST OF HAITIAN STUDENTS IN CONNECTION WITH ANTI-GOVERNMENT ACTIVITIES

Created: 2/14/1963

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STANDS FOR NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC UNION, AN EXILE ORGANIZATION HEADED BY THE BROTHERS ROGER AND PIERRE RIGAUD. 2. DURING THE PAST FEW DAYS, THERE HAVE BEEN AN UNUSUAL NUMBER OF REPORTS OF POLICE BRUTALITY INVOLVING PERSONS WHO APPARENTLY WERE NOT INVOLVED IN POLITICAL ACTIVITIES.)

2. ONOUR HAITIAN STUDENTS WERE ARRESTED WHILE IN CLASS. EDGAR FLAVIEN, STUDENT AT THE ECOLE NORMALE SUPERIEURE, AND POMPONEAU (FIRST NAMETUDENT AT THE MEDICAL SCHOOL,

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MEMBER OF THEOPULAlRE DE LIBERATION NATIONALE (PPLN-PEOPLES NATIONAL LIBERATIONNE OF HAITI'S TWO COMMUNISTHE IDENTITIES OF THE OTHER TWO STUDENTS WERE UNKNOWN. ESULT OF THESE ARRESTS, THEREREAT DEAL OF UNREST AMONG STUDENTS IN PORT AU PRINCE. MANY STUOENTS WERE SAYING THAT THE GOVERNMENT HAD GIVEN ORDERS TO SHOOT ON SIGHT PERSONS CAUGHT POSSESSINGOVERNMENT TRACTS.

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