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Guyana Politics: Mysterious counter-force in a mysterious land – Freddie Kissoon

Mysterious counter-force in a mysterious land

Feb 12, 2018 –  Kaieteur News –By Freddie Kissoon

Here are the words of former Prime Minister, Sam Hinds in a letter to this newspaper recently, “Following the 2001 jailbreak and their projection by some political factions as ‘Freedom Fighters’, the attacks on assumed supporters of the PPP/C were taken to a higher level. When the national security forces showed remarkable inability to apprehend them it was inevitable that a similar irregular counter-force emerged.”     Continue reading

Guyana: Commission of Inquiry into 1,000-odd extra-judicial killings to be named

Commission of Inquiry into 1,000-odd extra-judicial killings to be named this week

Victims of the massacre at Lindo Creek, Upper Berbice River.

A Presidential Commission of Inquiry into the extra-judicial killing of more than 1,000 persons during a six-year period will be named this week, Minister of State Joseph Harmon said just days after top opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) officials said they were ready for the wide-ranging probe.

Government estimates that 1,431 persons were killed during that period that began with a jail-break in February 2002 of five inmates and ended in August 2008 with the security forces gunning down Rondell “Fineman” Rawlins.       Continue reading

Public will push Rohee out of office- Granger as Memorial Monument erected in Buxton – video

Memorial Monument erected in Buxton – video

Public will push Rohee out of office- Granger at Buxton police killings monument

Friday August 3, 2012 – Demerara Waves

Buxton Monument

Opposition Leader, David Granger on Friday August 3,  said he was banking on Guyanese to help push Home Affairs Minister, Clement Rohee out of office if President Donald Ramotar ignores a majority-opposition approved no-confidence motion.

Addressing the unveiling of a monument in Buxton honour of 400 people allegedly killed at the hands of police and death squads in recent years, Granger cautioned that the no-confidence motion was not the end of the matter.

“Clement Rohee will be pushed out of office not only by the motion in the National Assembly but public opinion. If he doesn’t go, he’ll be pushed,” said Granger, a retired Brigadier of the Guyana Defence Force.  Continue reading

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