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NGOs Have No Objection to Disclosure: Commentary on Proposed CSO Regulation

By Carol Narcisse, JFJ Member and Civil Society Advocate Originally published in the Jamaica Gleaner I am always so puzzled by persons who believe what they want to believe despite having or rec[...]
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JFJ's Annual Fundraising Gourmet Banquet Dinner and Art Auction‏

Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) is pleased to confirm that our annual fundraising Banquet Dinner and Art Auction event is scheduled for Saturday, June 27th 2015 at the Knutsford Court Hotel, Blue Mountain[...]
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A Victim’s Story: Human Rights Commitments Must Result in Tangible Improvements

By Robin Guittard, Caribbean Campaigner at Amnesty International and Rodje Malcolm, Advocacy Director at Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) Paulette Wellington was not at the United Nations (UN) in Geneva[...]
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"Scrutiny is good!" Human Rights Groups Say Ahead of JA's UN Review in Geneva

12 May 2015, Kingston Jamaica – On May 13, 2015 Jamaica’s human rights record will be examined for the second time in Geneva by the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Working Group on the Universal[...]


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JFJ advocates on behalf of victims of human rights abuses, implements outreach initiatives, and seeks to improve policy and law to protect rights.

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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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