RRN: #DefendYannick – Building Pressure!

"Down with yellow unions that sell out the workers' struggle for a pittance!"

“Down with yellow unions that sell out the workers’ struggle for a pittance!”

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 reports that CNOHA is feeling our pressure.  Thank you for helping to flood their email inboxes!

At the core of this attack, and our solidarity with Batay Ouvriye, is the struggle for genuine autonomous and democratic workers organizations… something that is actually rare in existence, the world over. Let’s defend it!

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).

The Rapid Response Network stands in solidarity with our sister, who has been a steadfast and courageous organizer for decades, at great personal risk and sacrifice. Batay Ouvriye is a rarity in this world: a genuinely autonomous and combative workers organization, and we will not stand by and allow collaborationist thugs to harm its militants!

Yannick belongs to the struggle, belongs to the entire international working class. Anyone who faces her with violence, will have to face all of us!

We Stand in Solidarity with the International Working Class!

We exhort our friends and sympathizers to also denounce this act internationally, and put CNOHA on notice that they will not get away with harming Yannick!

Join those who have already signed!

Click here to sign the above solidarity statement.

Please share:  #DefendYannick, @RRNSolidarity

See below links for background info:

SOTA-BO Statement on Multiwear SA negotiations

Interview with Yannick Etienne

BIG Thanks to everyone who has signed! <3 If you signed, but do not see your name below, please let us know – onestruggle.southflorida@gmail.com

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