MOSCTHAMovimiento Socio-Cultural de Los Trabajadores Haitianos (Spanish: Socio-Cultural Movement of Haitian Workers)
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Joseph Cherubin, a politically exiled Haitian physician who in 1985 in the Dominican Republic founded the Movimiento Socio-Cultural para los Trabajadores de Haiti (MOSCTHA), said, "This is a violation of human rights of thousands of people, as well as state-sponsored xenophobia coming from a government that says anti-Haitianism doesn't exist in the country."
MOSCTHA, a nonprofit organization initially aimed at promoting the development of Haitian immigrants in the Dominican Republic, has grown to assist underprivileged communities in Haiti as well as the Dominican Republic, focusing on cultural, environmental, and social action.
A list of possible key informants was compiled, including representatives of the Diplomatic Corps, Amnesty International, the International Labor Organization (ILO), the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the Organization of American States (OAS), the Latin American Social Sciences Faculty (FLACSO), the Secretariat of Foreign Relations, the general management of Migration of Prisons, the National Committee on Human Rights, the Human Rights Commission, the Dominican Haitian Women's Movement (MUDHA), the Haitian Workers' Sociocultural Movement (MOSCTHA), university professors and social communicators.