Image Of The Week – What They Owe Us

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Our image of the week comes from a lead story in the Friday Gleaner entitled We Want $1m Each – Tivoli Residents Put Price On Their Loss.

The much anticipated Public Defender’s report into the May 2010 Tivoli Gardens incursion was finally tabled in Parliament earlier this week. Among the recommendations from Public Defender Earl Witter was that residents of the community be compensated for the losses they suffered as the security forces sought to capture former west Kingston strongman Christopher ‘ Dudus’ Coke.

In this photograph, resident Simon Oakley shows what remains of his home, which he says was destroyed by members of the security forces during the incursion.

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