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JAMAICA | ST. James PNP Cllrs support Opposition vote on SOE

St. James, Jamaica, December 14, 2018: The People’s National Party (PNP) councillors in the St. James Municipal Corporation have expressed support for the Parliamentary Opposition in their withdrawal of support for any further extensions of the State of Emergency (SOE) in the parish.
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JAMAICA |Citizens' rights must be protected says Phillips

KINGSTON, December 13, 2018 - The Parliamentary Opposition says it is aware of the political implications of its decision to vote against an extension to the States of Public Emergency, however, it is the right thing to do. Security measures that currently obtain under the state of emergency (SOE) can continue, but without infringing on the rights of citizens.

JAMAICA | PNP wants to meet with Private Sector leadership

Kingston, Jamaica, December 13, 2018. - Today's request by Leader of the Opposition PNP , Dr. Peter Phillips, for an urgent meeting through PSOJ President Howard Mitchell, to fully ventilate all the issues involved in the Opposition’s vote against further extensions of the States of Emergancy (SOE) was quickly taken op by the PSOJ.

JAMAICA | Opposition vote against extending States of Emergency - Private Sector Concerned

KINGSTON, December 12, 2018 - Jamaica's major private sector organizations want to meet with the government and the opposition People's National Party (PNP) to address concerns and review the issues surrounding the decision to end the states of public emergency, following last night's vote against the extension of the states of public emergency (SOEs) in St James, St Catherine North and sections of the Corporate Area.

JAMAICA| Fix Inhumane Conditions at Detention Centres says PNP

KINGSTON, Jamaica, November 26, 2018. The People’s National Party (PNP) Shadow Minister of Justice, Senator Donna Scott Mottley, is calling on the government to urgently and immediately address the inhumane conditions in the detention centres set up under the States of Emergency, particularly in St James.

JAMAICA | Countless Cases of Unlawful Treatment in St. James under State of Emergency

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, November 24, 2018 - Jamaica's Public Defender, Arlene Harrison-Henry is not impressed with the manner in which the State of Emergency (SOE) is being administered in St. James. She says there are countless cases of complaints of unlawful treatment by detainees and their families since the SOE was launched in St. James on January 18, 2018.
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