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Court Rules that Hospitals Cannot Hold Loved Ones' Bodies Ransom to Force Compliance

Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) welcomes the ruling handed down by the Supreme Court on August 28, 2018 in the matter of Nadine Evans v The University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) where the Court es[...]

We're Hiring: Research Officer

Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) conducts research on a range of human rights matters to strengthen the publicly available knowledge about human rights and to provide a foundation for robust advocacy. The [...]

Hiring: Senior Paralegal/Case Manager

  Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) is a non-profit, non-partisan human rights and social justice organization. JFJ provides legal support to victims to secure justice, delivers training, and conduc[...]


We work to defend human rights and secure justice.

Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) provides legal support to victims of human rights violations, campaigns for social justice causes, and conducts research and advocacy to improve laws and policies. We are are one of Jamaica’s leading non-profit organizations working to achieve a just and equitable society for all. Learn more »»




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We respond to emergencies, provide pro bono legal advice, and engage in strategic litigation of human rights issues. Contact us to make a confidential report.

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Founded in 1999, Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) is a non-profit, non-partisan, non-violent citizens’ rights action organisation advocating for state transparency, accountability and overall good governance.

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