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Tuesday, 26 June 2012 - 11:55
Haitians protest against shanty eviction
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More than 1,000 people have marched in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince in protest at government plans to clear poor neighbourhoods.

Police fired tear gas to disperse the protesters, some of whom chanted threats to burn down affluent neighbourhoods.

The government says their homes, perched precariously on steep hillsides, are at risk from landslides.

The residents say they cannot afford to live anywhere else.

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