‘Generations of Haitians’ at risk, warns Guterres, calling for international force to help quell gang violence

In Port-au-Prince on Saturday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres expressed solidarity with the Haitian people “facing a terrible and mutually reinforcing cycle of… crises”, and urged deployment of an international force to assist the National Police in combating gang violence. https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2023/07/1138287
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‘Generations of Haitians’ at risk, warns Guterres, calling for international force to help quell gang violence
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Haiti: UN sounds alarm over worsening gang violence across Port-au-Prince

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The UN human rights office said on Saturday it was deeply concerned by worsening violence in and around the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince and rising abuse at the hands of heavily armed gangs, against vulnerable local communities.

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World News in Brief: Haiti support continues, deadly Afghan mine blasts, autism awareness day

World News in Brief: Haiti support continues, deadly Afghan mine blasts, autism awareness day

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Humanitarians continue to support Haitians affected by rampant gang violence in the capital, Port-au-Prince, while an appeal for the country remains underfunded, the UN said on Monday.  

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Haiti: Aid efforts continue amid violence and volatility

Haiti: Aid efforts continue amid violence and volatility

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Humanitarians continue to deliver aid in Haiti, where the situation in the capital, Port-au-Prince, remains tense and volatile in the face of escalating gang violence and political instability.