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Jamaica: Police brutality

, Index number: AMR 38/016/2001

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 of squatters from government land. Demonstrations are believed to be ongoing and Amnesty International fears that further clashes between security forces and residents will result in excessive use of force and further police brutality.

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