Title

Haitians Being Returned to a Country in Chaos

Author Information

Human Rights Watch

Date of Publication

2022 12:00 AM

Security Theme

Migration

Keywords

Migration, Asylum, Haitian Migration, Deportation, Border, Travel, Migration, Return

Description

Given the security conditions in Haiti, civil society groups and organizations assisting returnees expressed concern that people expelled or deported to Haiti are at risk of kidnapping and extortion by criminal gangs, which may believe returnees have money for travel or relatives abroad who can pay ransoms. However, there is currently no system in place to track and support returnees.

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Jan 1st, 12:00 AM

Haitians Being Returned to a Country in Chaos

Given the security conditions in Haiti, civil society groups and organizations assisting returnees expressed concern that people expelled or deported to Haiti are at risk of kidnapping and extortion by criminal gangs, which may believe returnees have money for travel or relatives abroad who can pay ransoms. However, there is currently no system in place to track and support returnees.