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JAMAICA Impunity Cloaks Abuse of Young Girls

August 6, 2011

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By Zadie Neufville KINGSTON, Aug 2, 2011 (IPS) – When a jury acquitted a Jamaican-born American pastor of carnal abuse charges in June, outraged islanders were forced to recognise that cultural norms seem to be promoting the sexual abuse of young girls. Just over two years ago, in June 2009, Paul Lewis was arrested and […]

JAMAICA Impunity Cloaks Abuse of Young Girls

August 6, 2011

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By Zadie Neufville KINGSTON, Aug 2, 2011 (IPS) – When a jury acquitted a Jamaican-born American pastor of carnal abuse charges in June, outraged islanders were forced to recognise that cultural norms seem to be promoting the sexual abuse of young girls. Just over two years ago, in June 2009, Paul Lewis was arrested and […]