Meena Jagannath

Meena Jagannath is a legal fellow at the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux (BAI), the Haiti-based partner of the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH). Over the past fifteen years, the BAI and IJDH have helped hundreds of victims of rape seek justice in Haiti.

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Sunday, September 16, 2012 - 1:46pm
Haitian Political Prisoner Released From Prison, Says Repression Likely to Continue
Two weeks ago, a weary looking yet jubilant David Oxygène stepped out of the prison building into a throng of supporters. The Haitian political activist was released after over two months in prison since he was arrested on June 19, 2012, during one of his group’s weekly Port-au-Prince demonstrations in front of the Ministry of Social Affairs, calling on the Martelly government for work and better social policies for Haiti’s poor.
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Monday, July 23, 2012 - 6:57am
Echoes of Duvalier in Martelly's Haiti
An unrelenting sun beats down on the streets of downtown Port-au-Prince, and sweat pours off the three dozen men and handful of women who sing, dance, and wave home-made signs as they block the entrance to the government Ministry of Social Affairs.
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Thursday, July 14, 2011 - 11:45am
Journalistic Betrayal in Haiti
There has been no dearth of commentary of Mac McClelland’s recent piece in GOOD. However, as an advocate for “Sybille” and numerous other victims of rape in Haiti, I find it necessary to cover yet more ground in this debate. Though it is undoubtedly important that journalists -- just like human rights and humanitarian aid workers – develop strategies to cope with the stresses inherent in their chosen line of work, it is even more important that they do so in
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