Posts Tagged ‘Louis Jean Filbert’

Haiti: Demonstration held at funeral for teacher killed by police

Sunday, October 24th, 2010

[Translation of an article from Alterpresse for October 22. See original article here and related article here.  Note that several variations of the teacher’s name have appeared in news stories.]

Port-au-Prince – The funeral for teacher Louis Jean Filbert, mortally wounded by the police, gave rise on Friday, October 22, to a demonstration in the capital by dozens of members of the Union Nationale des Normaliens Haïtiens (UNOH – National Union of Haitian College Teachers), close family members and friends of the deceased.

“Justice and compensation for Professor Jean Filbert Louis,” chanted the demonstrators, who made their way along several streets in Port-au-Prince. (more…)