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Reported Beatings of Men in Police Custody – JFJ Calls For Urgent Protective Measures

Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) has received credible reports from family members of persons detained at Central Police Station of the serious physical abuse of two detainees while in police custody. We d[...]
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Remembrance: Jason Smith - Killed by the Police

The annual remembrance event for Jason Smith, killed by the police fourteen years ago, will be on July 9, 2016 at 8 King Street, Spanish Town. Learn more about Jason's story here. [...]
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Justice Demands Action: JFJ Responds to the Tabling West Kingston Commission of Enquiry Report

Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) welcomes the tabling of the report of the West Kingston Commission of Enquiry in parliament, and unreservedly affirms the value of the Commission’s process to securing just[...]
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Make Rhetoric a Reality: JFJ Calls for Action on Support for Foster Families

Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) welcomes the announcement by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information to review the government’s support for foster parents and implement improved monitoring measur[...]


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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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