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Jamaica must tackle shocking wave of police killings

Headline Title:  Jamaica must tackle police killings 08 March 2012 The killing of 21 people by Jamaican police in just six days must be subject to a thorough inquiry, Amnesty International said as it called on the authorities to mount an effective investigation into recent and past police operations. Six of the killings took place during a single police operation in Denham Town, West Kingston, on 5 March. A 13-year-old girl died after reportedly being caught up in the cross-fire between police and criminal suspects. Forty five people have been killed by police in Jamaica so far in…

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