Charles Edouard Durand,
Screenshot from video showing Cap-Haitien’s Government Attorney Charles Edouard Durand cutting the hair of a man on The Boulevard on Friday, Aug. 4, 2023.

UPDATE: Sunday, Aug. 7, 8 a.m. 

In a longer video posted on social media, a police officer is also seen cutting the hair of a man with a high-top fade, using a razor blade. 


Cap-Haitien City Attorney Charles Edouard Durand cut the hair of at least two men, whom he said threatened him, because it was simpler than having them thrown in jail.

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Onz Chery is a Haiti correspondent for The Haitian Times. Chery started his journalism career as a City College of New York student with The Campus. He later wrote for First Touch, local soccer leagues in New York and Elite Sports New York before joining The Haitian Times in 2019.