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Jamaica Defence Force Mum on Internal Review of Coke Raid

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - May 18, 2011

The Jamaica Defence Force is facing criticism after it is refusing to publicize the results of an internal review that examined its operation in West Kingston last year. “The no-comment is not acceptable,” said Dr Carolyn Gomes, the executive director of Jamicans for Justice, a human rights group. “They were busy up and down reporting while the operation was going on, and now one year later, they need to tell the country what happened.” According to the JDF, it was reluctant to make a comment or release a finding that could prejudice a potential external investigation. The West Kingston raid by the JDF was intended to capture strongman Christopher Coke. [Jamaica Gleaner]

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