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The 1937 Haitian Massacre was a policy of mass murder that occurred in the Caribbean nation of the Dominican Republic that shares an island with Haiti. From late September to late October in 1937 approximately 9,000 to 18,000 ethnic Haitians (we will never truly know the exact number) were systematically rounded-up and killed in Dominican territory. The orders were given by the Dominican dictator Rafael Leonidas Trujillo Molina, seven years into his 30 year rule.
Join us during the first few weeks of October as we commemorate this time in history with a series of events coordinated by Dominican Writers & Borderoflights.org
- Mon, Oct 05ZoomOct 05, 2020, 7:00 PM EDTZoom
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