Haitians rally for Wyclef Jean's presidential candidacy

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The final list of approved candidates for Haiti's presidential election set for November has been announced on Saturay, but Wyclef Jean, the hip-hop artist, has been denied eligibility.

Jean has been criticised for a lack of political experience and a vague platform.

He says he accepts the decision of the electoral council and is urging his supporters to do the same.

But many Haitians have marched through the streets in protest over Jean's disqualification.

Al Jazeera's Sebastian Walker reports from Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital.

[August 21, 2010]