Four Jamaican fishermen, who were unlawfully detained by the Coast Guard for more than a month in harsh and extreme conditions, are seeking justice and an end to the abusive practices that led to their ordeal.
7699013 hours ago
The ordeal faced by these Jamaican fishermen is part of a well-documented practice by the Coast Guard in carrying out “the War on Drugs.” Thousands of men have been taken from their boats and held for weeks or months. For many, like our clients, no drugs were ever found.
308601 day ago
We filed suit last week against the Coast Guard for detaining four Jamaican fishermen in secret for over a month, exposing them to a hurricane and denying them access to shelter, basic sanitation, proper food, and medical care.
571401 day ago
After a year away from their families, these fishermen returned home from their unlawful and abusive detention by the Coast Guard financially ruined. They also continue to suffer the effects of intense trauma to this day.
285202 days ago
We filed a lawsuit to get justice for Jamaican men who were kidnapped and abused by the U.S. Coast Guard for over a month.
The men still suffer from physical and psychological trauma as a result of their treatment.
1282002 days ago
As they stood chained to the deck of a Coast Guard ship, four Jamiacan fishermen watched officers set fire to their boat and riddle it with bullets.
It was the beginning of a cruel, 32-day detention on four different Coast Guard ships.
578002 days ago
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1216203 days ago
BREAKING: Appeals Court just ruled that President Trump can’t block young immigrants in federal custody, like our client Jane Doe, from getting abortions.
Abortion is a constitutional right for EVERYONE in America who can get pregnant. Period.