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Latest update : 2011-01-31

Haiti: radio journalist fights gang violence

January 12 marks the first anniversary of the devastating Haitian earthquake that left more than 200,000 dead and the country in ruins. But one of the biggest problems is not just lack of food or shelter but the fact there is no rule of law means in many areas. As a result, women are raped with impunity and the gangs are running the show. France 24's Nathan King heads out with a local journalist and activist who's trying to bring about calm to the streets.

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