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Haiti in a time of cholera

Two years on, Fault Lines follows the trail of responsibility for an epidemic that killed thousands.

Last Modified: 29 Aug 2013 11:46
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The letter was one paragraph about how the UN was sorry about the cholera ... and then a paragraph ... saying that they were not going to respond justily to the ... victims

Brian Concannon, Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti 

Nearly 8,000 people have died horrible painful deaths in Haiti since a cholera epidemic swept the country two years ago.

Over half a million others have been infected and dozens are still dying every week.

The scientific evidence shows that the United Nations almost certainly brought the disease into the country.

But the UN still refuses to acknowledge responsibility.

Fault Lines travels to Haiti to witness the death, the pain, and the fight for compensation.

It then takes its investigation to the UN headquarters in New York, to ask questions of those who are most likely to be responsible. 

 

 

 

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