Haiti - Protesters wounded by gunfire Fort-Liberté

There was a street protest in the town of Fort-Liberté Haiti Thursday, it turned violent, Haitian police confirms some protestors were wounded by gunfire...

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According to news reports this protest was for Electricity... While trying to clear roadblocks, police fired their weapons.

For the past few days people in Fort-Liberté have been demanding that the town be supplied with electricity from the Caracol power plant.

Senator Jean-Baptiste Bien-Aime, one of the group of 6 opposition senators against president Michel Martelly, said that 16 people were wounded. Police has not yet confirmed the number.

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David Grant says...

People should protest peacefully, and the authorities should allow people to express themselves.

Haiti is a democratic state and therefore, should abide to democratic rules.

If the police goes so far as to fire in the crowd and people get killed, a commission of inquiry should be established in order to find out the cause of the killing and the

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