VIDEO: Haiti PM Henry Ceant addresses the Nation on the eve of October 17 Street Protests

Haitian prime minister Henry addressed the nation on the eve of October 17 2018 before a major street protest that is expected to hit the streets. "It is your constitutional right to protest," the prime minister said, "but at the same time, everybody has the right to not be afraid in this country this is also their constitutional right."

PHOTO: Prime Minister Jean Henry Ceant speaking to the people of Haiti
PHOTO: Prime Minister Jean Henry Ceant speaking to the people of Haiti

"In a democracy the citizens must listen to their leaders and the leaders must also listen to the citizens," the Prime Minister said.

"The same Constitution that guarantees the right to protest also guarantees everybody else the right to live in peace. No one can force others to live in fear by what they say and what they do. This is what allows businesses to function. This is allowed the people to have jobs in the country, tourist to visit the country, planters to sell what they produce. Social peace is good for everyone."

"Everyone has the right to protest but it must be done in the respect for one another," PM Henry Ceant said.

"The Haitian police has received the order to apply what the law provides for everyone who decides to break the law. The Haitian police will not tolerate violence towards Haitian citizens or their properties," Ceant said.

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Genevieve says...

That'a right everyone have the have right to protest totally agree, but it need to be doing in peace that's normal.But if anyone chose to destroy the property, created chaos I believe there should some

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