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The U.S.-appointed interim Haitian government restarted a nationwide program of cash payments to former members of the disbanded Haitian Army this month, despite international criticism that the demobilized soldiers have no legal claim to demand monetary payments and human rights reports blaming the former soldiers for gross violations of human rights, including the mass rape of women in the popular neighborhoods.
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