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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 :2955

FAMILIES OF VICTIMS OF POLICE BRUTALITY CALL FOR JUSTICE
On March 15, 2019 people all over the world will commemorate International Day Against Police Brutality, which is designated as a day of solidarity against police brutality and undue violence by the.....
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2019-03-18 12:26:22 # Views :2247

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 :2149

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 :2137

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 :2093

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 :2082

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 :1901

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 :1885

Too Many Still Dying at the hands of the Police
On May 3rd, 2012 Neavardo Shawn Thomas walked out of his house to go and lock up his truck which was parked just outside the gate. The next thing the family heard was a barrage of gunfire and when th.....
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2012-06-11 14:54:56 # Views :1771

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 :1759

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