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Releases By JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE



JFJ to Launch Project to Improve Accountability and Transparency in Government
JFJ has been documenting human rights abuses for years. By using data to write reports, take legal cases to International human rights bodies (such as the Inter-American Court of Human Rights), and lo.....
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2012-03-20 17:46:46 # Views :2041

Who is responsible for child’s death at Horizon Adult Remand Centre?
Once again another child, 16 year old Vanessa Wint, has perished while under the care of the Jamaican state. As a nation we must all be devastated by the news of the death of a child, reportedly by su.....
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2012-11-23 21:29:34 # Views :1969

JFJ awarded UNDEF Grant to implement New Project
Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) has been awarded a grant from The United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) to implement the project - Understanding our Rights, Roles and Responsibilities – Ensuring Citizen's.....
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2015-01-09 22:56:39 # Views :1906

JFJ Encouraged by Minister’s Actions to Address Police Killings
Thursday, March 29, 2012, Kingston, Jamaica - Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) is encouraged by the stance taken by the Minister of National Security, Peter Bunting, to address the recent spate and long hi.....
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2012-03-29 14:27:40 # Views :1793

JFJ Condemns Attack on Policeman
Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) condemns last week’s brutal attack on Corporal Anthony Watson of the New Market Police Station. Corporal Watson and his colleagues were on patrol in the Beersheeba, St Eliz.....
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2012-03-20 17:32:43 # Views :1692

JFJ Disturbed by Reported Threats to Steve Reid by Police
Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) has received credible allegations of threats being made against the life of Steve Reid by members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF)......
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2012-07-19 10:19:46 # Views :1688

JFJ & Family devastated by verdict in Hapete Henry Case
After 15 long years trying to get justice, the family of Hapete Henry was handed a devastating blow today in the Circuit Court when the jury was instructed to return a formal verdict of not guilty......
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2013-03-18 19:08:02 # Views :1592

JFJ Joins the OCG in Demanding Answers
On the 27th of April and again on May 1st 2012, the Office of the Contractor General (OCG) issued strongly worded releases in response to the announcement in Parliament by Dr. Omar Davies of the estab.....
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2012-05-03 08:18:44 # Views :1567

Commissioner Carl Williams promulgates Force Orders
On October 4, Police Commissioner Carl Williams promulgated Force Orders that, if implemented, would significantly improve the internal accountability of Police Officers in relation to shootings......
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2014-10-13 18:56:45 # Views :1552

JFJ calls for NGO Representation on Ministry of National Security’s Boards of Visitors
Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) is calling on the Ministry of National Security to ensure an open and transparent appointment process when forming its proposed Boards of Visitors (BOVs) for Juvenile Corre.....
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2013-03-18 18:37:17 # Views :1551

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