Jamaica

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Overview

Unlawful killings and extrajudicial executions continued. Violence against women and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people persisted. Children continued to be detained in violation of international standards.

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Death penalty status

Retentionist

Retains the death penalty in law

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