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ARMADALE: Children on Fire

UNICEF Jamaica shares the memorial of Randy McLaren calling to mind the 22 girls who were in the fateful room and the 7 girls who lost their lives at Armadale on May 22, 2009 in Jamaica. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tgV6lBS5tQ?rel=0&w=1280&h=720]

Three lessons from Armadale – JamaicaObserver.com

The fire at Armadale Juvenile Correctional Centre on May 22, 2009 should have transformed Jamaica’s juvenile justice system. It should have caused a national reflection on how the State treats the vulnerable, the incarcerated and the condemned. Amidst ever-increasing levels of distrust in politicians and public officials, in addition to constant claims of inaction and a […]