Jamaica

Residents protest police shooting using barricades and their bodies to block roads

A few protests took place in Jamaica to demand proper police operations when dealing with criminal activities. Read more

Residents protest police shooting using barricades and their bodies to block roads

Controversial shooting sparks demonstration

People took to the streets in Jamaica to protest for a diverse range of issues, including the conditions of the road. Read more

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 Controversial shooting sparks demonstration

Thousands of Jamaicans protest against gender-based violence

A peaceful march was held in Montego Bay to raise awareness about violence against women and children. Following the murders of three young women, numerous groups across Jamaica have held silent protests.
Controersy built around an activist who led a campaign encouraging survivors of sexual abuse to name their perpetrators before they were brought to justice. She was arrested and charged with the use of a computer for malicious communication under the Cyber Crime Act. Read more

Thousands of Jamaicans protest against gender-based violence

Expression and protest rights well-respected in Jamaica

Both freedoms of peaceful assembly and expression are being upheld in Jamaica, and allowing for criticism of government. Read more

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Expression and protest rights well-respected in Jamaica

Protests in Jamaica demand justice for police killing

Protestors took to the streets in Jamaica to demand justice following the killing of a 19-year-old by police. Read more

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