Samuel Nesner is a community organizer who lives and works in Haiti. From 2013 – 2017, he served as one of five lead organizers with the Kolektif Jistis Min (KJM), a coalition of Haitian social movement organizations monitoring metal mining and supporting affected communities. He is currently studying law at Université Quisqueya in Port-au-Prince.
Samuel Nesner se yon òganizatè kominotè ak etidyan nan fakilte dwa k ap viv nan Nòdwès peyi Dayiti. Li se sekretè egzekitif Sosyete Kiltirel Jèn Ayisyen (SOKIJA) epi yon ansyen animatè nan Kolektif Jistis Min (KJM), yon kowalisyon òganizasyon mouvman sosyal an Ayiti k ap fè swivi sou eksplwatasyon min metal epi k ap apiye kominote ki afekte yo.Espanol | French |
Land grabs in Haiti are on the rise, while mining poses another threat
By: Yulanda Lui & Samuel Nesner
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Between 2006 and 2013, the Haitian government granted more than 50 mining permits to three U.S. and Canadian companies to explore land occupied by dozens of communities ...
In Haiti, legal empowerment is resistance against exploitation
By: Samuel Nesner & Ellie Happel
Social movements in Haiti are reimagining justice in order to fight back against exploitation by the mining industry.