Monthly Archives: February 2015

Report from Yannick Etienne — RRN campaign results

We are very grateful for all the support and solidarity we have received from a lot of individuals and organizations. This kind of support is very important and strengthens our conviction and our determination to keep up the struggle till … Continue reading

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RRN: #DefendYannick – Building Pressure!

UPDATE: There is a general strike in Haiti Mon 2/9 – Tues 2/10. RRN will deliver our signed statement to the thugs at CNOHA on Wed 2/11. That gives us two more days to gather support! Please share widely. Batay Ouvriye … Continue reading

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Batay Ouvriye’s autonomous presence in recent demonstrations

Two types of struggles: the struggle among the bourgeoisie for the control of the State Apparatus, and the struggle of the masses for another alternative:

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RRN: #DefendYannick – Sign the Solidarity Statement

Monday, 2/9/15, the RRN will deliver this statement to Yannick’s attackers at CNOHA. Please help us reach 100 signatures before then! On January 30, an assassination attempt was made on Yannick Etienne, a militant of Batay Ouvriye (Workers Fight), in … Continue reading

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RRN Update: Defend Yannick Etienne – Interview with Yannick

Denouncing Yellow Unions:  An Interview with Batay Ouvriye Organizer, Yannick Etienne “This is a question of using this as a business front, and it’s not really unionism… When you say union, we talking about independence, we talking about autonomous struggle, … Continue reading

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RRN Update: Defend Yannick Etienne! SOTA-BO, Multiwear Negotiations

On January 30, an assassination attempt was made on Yannick Etienne, a militant of Batay Ouvriye (Workers Fight), in the SONAPI industrial zone of Port-au-Prince. The perpetrators were flunkies of the NGO/yellow union CNOHA (Central National Workers of Haiti). Some … Continue reading

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Back Off, Thugs: We Will Defend Yannick Etienne!

Urgent: take action with the Rapid Response Network! Militant union organizer attacked in Port-au-Prince On January 30, an assassination attempt was made on Yannick Etienne, a militant of Batay Ouvriye (Workers Fight), in the SONAPI industrial zone of Port-au-Prince. The … Continue reading

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