Ruthlessness Of The Courts On Curfew

The attacks on poor people continue by the police and the courts.  Each week, there is a steady stream of outrageous cases of people who have supposedly violated the curfew.  Many of them are simply going looking for food. End result you go before a court and the fines are outrageous ranging as high as […]

THE JAILING OF POOR PEOPLE FOR VIOLATING THE CURFEW

Each day we read the press reports last week of person after person appearing before the courts because they violated the curfew. Inevitably these people come from poor neighbourhoods in New Providence.  This gives the impression that the weight of the law is being felt dispropionately on the poor.  The fines are disproportionate.  People have […]

CONCERN ABOUT THESE MAGISTRATES AND CURFEW CHARGES

The Leader  of the Opposition Philip Davis has expressed his concern that the homeless and other Bahamians are being locked up and charged monies disproportionate to the crime during this emergency for breaking the curfew imposed by the Government.  Even the FNM supporter Bishop Walter Hanchell of the Great Commission Ministries joined the chorus of […]