Haitian street protest sign ask our forefather Dessalines to curse all the sons and daughters of Petion
Take a good look at this photo, an anti-government street protest a sign in Haiti reads "Papa Desalin, Madichon pou tout pitit Petion yo." (Our forefather Dessalines, curse all the sons and daughters of Petion)
Let's dissect this a little...
Jean Jacques Dessalines and Alexandre Petion is to Haiti what George Washington and Thomas Jefferson is the United States. So imagine a sign in a street protest in the USA that reads "Georges Washington, curse all the sons and dauthers of Thomas Jefferson."
You will NEVER see a sign like that as long as you live!
This sign is from a street protest in Port-au-Prince Haiti back in June 19 2014 when the opposition demanded the departure of President Michel Martelly from power. At the head of the protesters was Depute Arnel Belizaire a fierce opponent of the Martelly-Lamothe administration.Related Articles:
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