Shewanda Pugh
Shewanda Pugh campaign leader

Despite the Dominican Republic announcing a systematic purge of Dominicans of Haitian descent--one form of ethnic cleansing--there has been little media coverage and virtually no response from companies with stakes there. What little media coverage that has taken place has been of a wait-and-see-variety. Today, I challenge you to read up on this and take action. Namely, to tell Carnival Cruise Lines that the Dominican Republic can hardly be considered a vacation paradise as it continues to commit human rights violations.

Tell Carnival Cruises to say no to ethnic cleansing.

New York Daily News: De Blasio condemns ‘immoral’ deportation of Haitians from Dominican Republic

NPR: Mass deportations of Haitian immigrants from Dominican Republic feared

CNN: Citing Abuse, Haitian Immigrants Flee Dominican Republic

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