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List of massacres in Haiti

The following is a list of massacres that have occurred in Haiti (numbers may be approximate):


Name Date Location Deaths Notes
1804 Haiti Massacre February until April 1804 All across the country 3,000 to 5,000 Genocide of Haiti's White population.[1]
Parsley Massacre October 1937 Dajabón 20,000 Dominican Republic massacre of ethnic Haitians.
Jérémie Vespers 1964 Jérémie 27 Deaths of insurgents opposed to François Duvalier.
Jean-Rabel massacre July 1987 Jean-Rabel 139-200[2][3] Battle between wealthy landowners and a land-reform group.[4]
Haitian general election, 1987 November 1987 National 30-300.[5] Attacks on voters.[5]
St. Jean Bosco massacre September 1988 Port-au-Prince 13-150.[2][6] Politically motivated attack on a church service, which was being led by future-President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, who was a priest at the time.[7]
Raboteau Massacre April 1994 Gonaïves 8-15[8] Massacre of civilian demonstrators.[9]

See also


  1. ^ Jeremy D. Popkin (2010-02-15). Facing Racial Revolution: Eyewitness Accounts of the Haitian Insurrection. University of Chicago Press. pp. 363–364.  
  2. ^ a b, Haiti: 1986-1991: Military Coups and post-Duvalier repression
  3. ^ New York Times, 30 August 1988, 200 Died in Massacre in Haiti
  4. ^ New York Times, 30 August 1988, 200 Died in Massacre in Haiti
  5. ^ a b Whitney, Kathleen Marie (1996), "Sin, Fraph, and the CIA: U.S. Covert Action in Haiti", Southwestern Journal of Law and Trade in the Americas, Vol. 3, Issue 2 (1996), pp. 303-332. p319
  6. ^ Tom Block, October 1990, Portrait of a Folk-Hero: Father Jean-Bertrand Aristide
  7. ^ IACHR, REPORT ON THE SITUATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN HAITI, OEA/Ser.L/V/II.74 doc. 9 rev. 1, 7 September 1988
  8. ^ "Soldiers get life for Haiti massacre". BBC News. November 10, 2000. Archived from the original on October 17, 2012. Retrieved October 17, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Ex-soldiers found guilty in Haiti massacre". The Cincinnati Post ( – via  
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