Nou Mande Jistis! (We Demand Justice!) : Reconstituting Community and Victimhood in Raboteau, Haiti

  title={Nou Mande Jistis! (We Demand Justice!) : Reconstituting Community and Victimhood in Raboteau, Haiti},
  author={C. Cynn},
  journal={WSQ: Women's Studies Quarterly},
  pages={42 - 57}
  • C. Cynn
  • Published 1 April 2008
  • Biology
  • WSQ: Women's Studies Quarterly
On November 9, 2000, sixteen of twenty-two defendants were convicted in Gonai'ves, Haiti, for their participation in an April 1994 massacre at Raboteau, a poor seaside community in Gonaives. A week later, thirtyseven more defendants were convicted in absentia, including the leaders of the 1991-94 military dictatorship, which followed a military coup, and the heads of the paramilitary group FRAPH (Revolutionary Front for Haitian Advancement and Progress, later renamed the Revolutionary Armed… 
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