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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JFJ Wins Landmark Case: Court Rules That Full Investigations Into Police Misconduct Necessary Prior to Promotions
Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) welcomes the decision by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council handed down on 25 March, 2019 which held that the Police Service Commission in discharging its statutory functions has a duty to conduct investigations or to instruct that...
Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) seeks to address its handling of reports received by Andre Smith who made complaints to JFJ of human rights violations by the police in August 2018. This statement provides an account of the relevant complaints and how JFJ responded. JFJ...
Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) welcomes the ruling handed down by the Supreme Court on August 28, 2018 in the matter of Nadine Evans v The University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) where the Court establishes that hospitals cannot refuse to issue a certificate of...
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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
Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) has been advocating for improvements in the situation of children in state care for over a decade. The focus has primarily been on lobbying both locally and internationally for changes in policy, legislation and implementation. The...read more
Founded in 1999, Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) is a non-government human rights and social justice organisation. JFJ serves hundreds of Jamaicans each year by providing legal services in response to human rights violations, working on legislation and policy, campaigning for social justice causes, and conducting high-impact research that shape the national human rights agenda.
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