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Protesters demand release of alleged gang leader

Alleged G9 Family and Allies gang leader Albert ‘Jouma’ Stevenson’ behind bars. Photo credit: Trip Foumi

More than 100 demonstrators marched down Toussaint Louverture Boulevard to demand the release of Albert ‘Jouma’ Stevenson, the alleged leader of the G9 Family and Allies gang.

Stevenson was arrested Sept. 2 at Simon Péle, a street near Boulevard Toussaint Louverture where the protesters marched. During their protest Wednesday morning, the protesters denied police accounts saying that Stevenson is a gang leader. They held placards, one of which read “We are Jouma. We are not the police’s enemies.” Continue reading

Onz Chery

Onz Chery

Onz Chery started his writing career as a City College of New York student with The Campus. He also wrote for First Touch, Cosmopolitan Soccer League, and other local leagues. After graduating, Onz became one of ESNY's sports journalists then joined The Haitian Times.
Onz Chery
Sep. 10, 2020

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