PORT-AU-PRINCE — A number of cities awoke Thursday underneath excessive stress after at the least six cops have been killed in Liancourt by armed bandits the earlier evening. Each uniformed and plainclothes legislation enforcement officers staged protests and stormed the official residence of Prime Minister Ariel Henry. Amongst different issues, they’re calling for a change in administration.
“Police carry on being murdered whereas nothing is completed by the very best authorities authorities to place an finish to it,” mentioned Lionel Lazarre, common coordinator of the nationwide union of Haitian cops ( SYNAPOHA) in an interview with Haitian Occasions. “On January 20, at the least 4 cops misplaced their lives. Six days later, seven others have been murdered and no concrete motion is being taken to stop it from occurring once more.”
Barricades of burning tires, vehicles parked throughout the highway, heavy gunfire, police coming and going from place to position on bikes, cops supported by the inhabitants mobilized in a number of neighborhoods as a part of their protest motion.
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