Rafael Leidas Trujillo Freedom Of Speech Analysis

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Freedom of speech allows us to articulate our thoughts and establish a concise and comprehensive statement. The way we present our statement can influence other’s ideology and increment our support. It’s not about intelligence nor posture but about the power of our words. For example Donald Trump, his intellectual knowledge is overshadowed by his toupee but his immigration stand is shared among many Americans. Even though his proposal is ignorant and inhumane people listen to him because of his controversial manner. Throughout history we have seen people like him among them is Dictator Rafael Leonidas Trujillo. Trujillo ruled the Dominican Republic from 1930 to 1961. His regime was corrupt and violent and his ideology of immigration was abrupt just like Trump’s. Trujillo’s anti-Haitian sentiments caused the death of many Dominicans and Haitians. Because of this words are considered the new weapons of mass destruction since, the power that they carry can result in devastating atrocities. …show more content…
The dictator Rafael Leonidas Trujillo promoted anti-Haitian sentiments among Dominicans to initiate years of discriminations and abuses towards Haitians. Beside the expression of popular anti-Haitian sentiments, Trujillo’s orchestrated massacre of 20,000 Haitians in 1937 was an attempt to break the long-standing connections between Haitians and Dominicans that limited his power over the Dominican Republic. Trujillo justified his actions by stating that Haitians represented a threat to the prosperity of the Dominican Republic. Trujillo’s anti-Haitian ideology have prevailed for 54 years since the end of his regime. Presently, those anti-Haitian sentiments are engraved in society and are the causes of recent deterioration of Dominican-Haitian