Haitian Teen Hanged in Dominican Republic Public Square – The Root

HangingFollowing the death, there were protests in which demonstrators burned the Haiti flag. Among the organizations burning the flag was “El Ciruelito”, the Sentinel notes, who reportedly describe themselves as being against the Dominican Republican government for allowing the “invasion of aliens.”

Dominican Today, however, reports that authorities ruled out racism as motivation for the young man’s death. The authorities are reportedly looking for two other Haitians who were with him at in a betting parlor, where the victim was last seen alive. via – The Root


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