Who are the modern political prisoners in Haiti?

These days, each time street protesters are arrested by police in Haiti when the protest turns violent, the opposition call them political prisoners

Mirlande Manigat nan Arcahaie - Affaire Rony Timothee
Mirlande Manigat nan Arcahaie - Affaire Rony Timothee


Question:
Is a person destroying public and private property during a street protest immune from the law?

Here is another thing that is confuses me about the modern political prisoner in Haiti:

Each time a street protest turns violent in Haiti, the opposition claims infiltration but as soon as the protestor committing the crime is arrested, he becomes a political prisoner.

What is wrong with this picture?

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David Grant says...

The world over, leaders of the opposition always finds certain attributes for those who protest on their behalf; sometimes epithet such as heroes, freedom fighters are given to them in order to justify their criminal acts.
No one is to be fooled by this ; call a spade a spade; they are just

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Haiti Politique says...

Ces jours-ci, chaque fois que des manifestants sont arrêtés par la police en Haïti quand la manifestation devient violente, l'opposition les appelle des prisonniers politiques

Question:

Une personne qui détruit des biens publics et privés pendant une manifestation de rue est-elle à l'abri de la loi?

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