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Reform INDECOM Act: Response to Court of Appeal Decision on INDECOM's Powers

On March 16, 2018 the Court of Appeal ruled that the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) had no statutory authority to charge, arrest and prosecute members of the security forces who co[...]

Hiring: Legal Officer

  Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) is hiring a legal officer. JFJ is non-profit, non-partisan human rights and social justice organization. We provide legal support to victims to secure justice, de[...]

Death of Desrine Morris in Police Custody

Desrine Morris, a 51-year-old resident of Jones Town in Kingston, was taken from her home by police officers around 11:00 am on March 1, 2018, allegedly to be brought before a Judge that day. It is pu[...]

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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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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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