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Guyana: Police Brutality: The Colwyn Harding case – 2 videos


Police awaiting DPP’s decision in the Colwyn Harding assault matter

Posted: 12 Feb 2014 03:05 AM PST

olice The Police are waiting on the Director of Public Prosecutions decide on the necessary course of action against the Policemen who have been accused of physically and sexually assaulting 23-year-old Colwyn Harding. Crime chief Seelall Persaud told members of the media that the file is still with the DPP. Chairman of the Police Complaints […]

Granger moving to parliament on Torture  

Posted: 11 Feb 2014 03:05 AM PST   Continue reading

Police Brutality: Harding incident must be investigated – Eusi Kwayana

News Reports on the Colwyn Harding incident are at the end of this letter.

Police Brutality: Harding incident must be investigated – Eusi Kwayana

Eusi Kwayana

Eusi Kwayana

Dear Editor,

The Harding allegations of torture by means of a baton  pushed into the anus of a prisoner  is an act of sheer brutality.

Whether the Ministers concerned deny  the act or not,  and whether the alleged victim  has a reputation or not the testimonies on both sides   seem to establish  that Harding suffered an act of brutality. Its name is for the Courts, or for competent people to determine.

There is a responsibility  on a government to bring to justice  any of its officers  suspected of torture. If it does not, then the government itself deserves to be accused of cover up, and runs the risk of being seen and to rank as an accomplice after the fact.  Continue reading

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