Haitian man lynched in Dominican Republic

A Haitian national was found on Wednesday dead with his body handing from a tree in Santiago, in the Dominican Republic. Dominican National Police said Wednesday that the body of the man, identified only as "Tulile," was found in Ercilia Pepin Park.


The Haitian man who was lynched was a shoe shiner. Six people have been questioned on the murder and released for lack of evidence

Lynching by hanging is an extrajudicial punishment, an informal public executions by a mob, , in order to punish or to intimidate a minority group.

Kreyol Pale, Kreyol Kompran

Ayisyen ape mouri tankou kabrit an Dominikani. Non selma fok Ayisyen ki an Dominikani veye pou yo pa kope tet yo, konye-a fok yo veye pou yo pa pann yo tou.

Ki sa "Lynchin la ye?
Sa se yonn na facon ki pi sovaj pou yo tiye yon moun. Souvan, Gang itilize Lynching pou yo pini yon lot group

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Ricart says...

Local police said the killing in Santiago appeared to have occurred during a robbery.

A spokesman for the Santiago police tweeted that investigators had "rejected racism as a motive," and said investigators believed the killing resulted from a

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