Jamaica: Open Letter from Amnesty International for the Discussion Draft of the Terms of Reference for the Commission of Enquiry into the May 2010 Events in West Kingston

Jamaica: Open Letter from Amnesty International for the Discussion Draft of the Terms of Reference for the Commission of Enquiry into the May 2010 Events in West Kingston

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Index Number: AMR 38/003/2013
Date Published: 17 June 2013
Categories: Jamaica

In this open letter, Amnesty International formulate recommendations based on Jamaica's obligations under international law, as elaborated upon by United Nations and regional standards, as well as best practices. The organization hopes these will be taken into account as they should enable the Commission of Enquiry to be truly effective in establishing the truth about what happened during the law enforcement operations conducted during the state of emergency and ensure that victims of human rights violations have access to justice and reparations.


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