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Jamaica: The Braeton Seven: A justice system on trial ...
1 March 2003

This documents provides answers to some of the potential questions raised by the media in regard to Amnesty International's position on the investigation ...

Questions And Answers       AMR 38/004/2003

Jamaica: Visit by innocent man released from Florida's Death ...
3 February 2003

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PRESS RELEASE. AI Index: AMR 38/002/2003 (Public). News Service No: 023. 3 February 2003. ...

Press Release       AMR 38/002/2003

Jamaica: Further Update on Ill-treatment/torture, Andre West
2 January 2003

Andre West was released without charge on 23 December 2002 from Constant Spring Police Station, Kingston. He had been detained without charge ...

Urgent Action       AMR 38/001/2003

Jamaica: Ill-treatment/torture, Andre West
20 December 2002

Sixteen year old Andre West, has been detained without charge since 8 December. He is being held in Constant Spring Police Station, Kingston in ...

Urgent Action       AMR 38/025/2002

Jamaica: Resumption of hanging
13 December 2002

Amnesty International is seriously concerned about the possible imminent resumption of hanging in Jamaica, following attempts by the Prime Minister ...

Urgent Action       AMR 38/024/2002

Jamaica: Further Information on Forcible Return
9 December 2002

Six Haitian nationals, previously facing forced return from Jamaica to Haiti, have been granted access to legal advice and representation. Their claims ...

Urgent Action       AMR 38/023/2002

Jamaica: Forcible Return
29 November 2002

Six Haitian nationals, understood to be seeking political asylum, are at risk of being forcibly returned to Haiti without proper examination of their asylum ...

Urgent Action       AMR 38/022/2002

Jamaica: Further information on fear for safety: Family of ...
5 November 2002

Amnesty International is concerned for the safety of the family of Janice Allen following continued death threats and intimidation from the police. The ...

Urgent Action       AMR 38/021/2002

Jamaica: Braeton Inquest -- Getting away with murder?
3 October 2002

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PRESS RELEASE. AI Index: AMR 38/020/2002 (Public). News Service No: 176. 4 October 2002. ...

Press Release       AMR 38/020/2002

Jamaica: Keep state killing out of politics. The death penalty ...
17 September 2002

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PRESS RELEASE. AI Index: AMR 38/019/2002 (Public). News Service No: 165. 18 September 2002. ...

Press Release       AMR 38/019/2002