Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) recognises the significance of Friday’s landmark ruling by the Constitutional Court. Through this judgment the learned judges of the Supreme Court have presented us with a stark reminder that the Constitution of Jamaica is the supreme...read more
The Jamaica Human Rights Network, which includes the undersigned organisations and individuals, writes in support of Jamaica’s nomination of globally renowned jurist Margarette Macaulay for a second term as a member of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights...read more
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In Jamaica, secondary school students have the legal right to elect representatives to school boards and vote in decisions. New research by Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) reveals that many school boards comply with the law. 71% of student representatives...
Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) has been educating police about human rights for almost a decade. We fundamentally believe that combatting human rights violations requires increasing officers’ knowledgeabout people’s rights and changing their attitudes towards...
Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) will host its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on July 8, from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM at the Stella Maris Hall, 26 Shortwood Road, Kingston. Light lunch will be served. For further information, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
On January 16, 2018 two children burnt to death in a fire at the Walker’s Place of Safety. The fire completely destroyed the facility that was home to 36 wards of the state. This is the fifth fire at a child-care institution in recent memory and occurs one year after...read more
In Jamaica, secondary school students have the legal right to elect representatives to school boards and vote in decisions. New research by Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) reveals that many school boards comply with the law. 71% of student representatives...read more
Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) welcomes the government’s announcement to prohibit the use of corporal punishment in educational institutions. Such a measure, if robustly implemented, will advance the welfare of all children by affirming in law that violence ought never...read more
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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