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Jamaica: Arbitrary arrests / torture and ill-treatment / legal ...
18 July 2001

Nineteen men, aged between 16 and 22, have been detained without charge since they were arrested by members of the Crime Management Unit (CMU ...

Urgent Action       AMR 38/018/2001

Jamaica: The culture of violence must stop
11 July 2001

12 July 2001. AI Index AMR 38/017/2001 - News Service Nr. 120. Jamaica: the culture of violence must stop. In the wake ...

Press Release       AMR 38/017/2001

Jamaica: Police brutality
26 June 2001

According to reports from local human rights activists and the media, residents of St Ann have been subjected to police brutality following the forced removal ...

Urgent Action       AMR 38/016/2001

Jamaica: Patrick Genius inquest - A first step to end impunity?
30 May 2001

31 May 2001. AI Index AMR 38/015/2001 - News Service Nr. 94. Jamaica: Patrick Genius inquest -- A first step to end impunity? ...

Press Release       AMR 38/015/2001

Jamaica: Fear for safety: Family of Janice Allen
15 May 2001

Police have threatened to kill the family of Janice Allen, a 13-year-old girl shot dead by Jamaican police last year, after the Commissioner of Police announced ...

Urgent Action       AMR 38/014/2001

The Wire, May 2001. Vol.31, No.3.
30 April 2001

1. Liberia: Wars have limits: Civilians are tortured and killed as fighting continues; 2. Fiji: elections eclipsed by racism and impunity; 3. Jamaica: Living ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/004/2001

Amnesty International Secretary General's open letter to the ...
19 April 2001

20 April 2001. AI Index AMR 38/011/2001 - News Service Nr. 71. Amnesty International Secretary General's open letter to ...

Press Release       AMR 38/011/2001

Jamaica: Police killings - a human rights emergency
9 April 2001

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASEAI Index AMR 38/010/2001 - News Service Nr. 61. Embargoed for : 10/04/2001 14:00 GMT. ...

Press Release       AMR 38/010/2001

Jamaica: Killings and violence by Police: How many more ...
9 April 2001

This report documents the human rights abuses committed by the police and army in Jamaica, and makes detailed recommendations to the authorities ...

Report       AMR 38/007/2001

Jamaica: Killings and violence by police: How many more ...
9 April 2001

Amnesty International is gravely concerned that the authorities in Jamaica -- despite numerous assurances to the contrary -- are failing to prevent serious ...

Report       AMR 38/003/2001