Nadege Dorzema et al. v. Dominican Republic

Nadege Dorzema et al. v. Dominican Republic

In June 2000, Dominican army soldiers opened fire on a truck that was trying to smuggle into the country a group of Haitians, causing seven persons to lose their lives and several more injuries. The shooting was adjudicated by military justice system, which acquitted the soldiers involved. Some of the surviving victims suffered violations of personal liberty, judicial guarantees, and judicial protection because they were summarily expelled from the Dominican Republic. The facts of this case occurred within the context of more general discrimination against persons of Haitian origin, as well as the deportation of Haitians from the Dominican Republic. 

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