BY: LEON KWASI KUNTUO-ASARE
Contrary to many major news media sources, what is going on in the Dominican Republic is not simply a deportation of illegal aliens, but a scheme to get rid of dark skin people all together, but especially those of Haitian descent.
Even people of Haitian descent whose family have lived in the the Dominican Republic for multiple generations are being deported, in fact a 2013 court ruling stripped many Dominicans of their citizenship if they are of Haitian descent or believed to be because they have dark skin.
During the first quarter of 2015 alone, approximately 40,000 people believed to be of Haitian ancestry have been deported to Haiti, a country many have never been to.
This of course is not the first time the Dominican Republic has tried to ethnic itself of people of Haitian descent, in 1937 a Dominican strongman backed by the United States Rafael Trujillo, had thousands of Haitians and dark skin Dominicans massacred.
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