St Jean Bosco massacre in Haiti

St Jean Bosco massacre in Haiti

The St Jean Bosco massacre was one of the worst cases of abuse following the exile of the government of Jean Claude Duvalier to France. The Massacre took place on 11 September 1988. It was reported that more than 13 people were murdered and over 80 people wounded. The Saint-Jean Bosco church in Port-au-Prince was the parish of father Jean-Bertrand Aristide who would become the president of Haiti.

On that day, the Saint-Jean Bosco church had over 1000 people for Sunday mass. Report had indicated that the massacre was carried out by unidentified armed men. Jean-Bertrand Aristide was evacuated from the church unharmed.

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