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Report minus names will see entire GDF being blamed…Jagdeo’s statement reflects confusion among PPP/C – OppositionTo release the Torture Report now without the names of persons who were culpable will see the entire Guyana Defence Force being blamed for the allegation of torture.This is according to leader of the Alliance For Change,Jerseys NFL Wholesale, Raphael Trotman, who was responding to the statement by Head of State, Bharrat Jagdeo, who said that he would release a ‘sterilised’ report, meaning that it would be without the names.President Bharrat JagdeoThe AFC leader called upon persons who alleged the torture and could name their alleged torturers to come forward and name the men publicly.Trotman noted that in the interest of transparency the report should be published with the names of officers implicated, given that to hide the names would make the report lose any credibility.This sentiment by the AFC leader was also echoed by the leader of the main opposition party,wholesale soccer jerseys, Robert Corbin,NHL Jerseys Authentic, who said that the release of the report minus the names illustrates an obvious attempt to doctor the report.Corbin also posited that the conflicting statements emanating from Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Dr Roger Luncheon, and President Jagdeo reflect confusion in the party.Dr Luncheon, prior to President Jagdeo’s statement, said that the release of the report was very unlikely. Then President Jagdeo said that the report will be released.He noted that this situation was similar to that of the case of Roger Khan who was held with a bullet proof vehicle and the laptop capable of triangulating cellular calls.He said that the government is yet to make a clear pronouncement on the issue.As it relates to his party’s charge that it would take the matter to the United Nations, the International Court of Justice, Organisation of American States and International Human Rights Organisations, among others, Corbin said that the party will file the charges.Opposition Leader Robert CorbinOn Saturday last President Jagdeo said that the report into allegations of torture by ranks of the Joint Services will be released but without the names of the ranks mentioned in the document.The names, according to President Jagdeo, would be removed from the report in order to protect the ranks from any form of discrimination.He said that once the names of the ranks are published, it is more than likely that their faces will also be published in relation to the accusations.He noted that it was probably that fear that prompted Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Dr Roger Luncheon,holesale NFL Jerseys, to declare previously that it was very unlikely that the report would be released.The President also reiterated what so many before him on the government side had said — that the men were not tortured, but were questioned aggressively.He noted that the matters must be addressed in the context, pointing to the circumstances surrounding the men being picked up and questioned.According to Jagdeo, the first was in the case of Buxton when several soldiers and policemen were shot and killed by bandits. Many people lost their lives, and members of the Joint Services were being shot at routinely.These shootings were post Lusignan and Bartica.“If they identify people who are linked to criminal gangs,Wholesale NFL Jerseys, then they will act in a certain manner, given the context…To act alternatively may cost them their lives.”AFC Leader Raphael TrotmanThe second incident, according to the Head of State, stemmed from the discovery of a huge cache of weapons that was lost by the army. Then another weapon went missing.He said that there were people who were either responsible for the security and safekeeping of the weapons, or were the sentries, so they had to be aggressively questioned.“It was not a case where they were systematically tortured, as is the case with other countries…There were two incident-based situations where they had bad history, and they were trying to avoid repetitions…Guyanese have to understand what was taking place.”According to the President,Wholesale NFL Jerseys, the administration may not be able to avoid excesses among its security forces “but we can promise that they will be investigated and dealt with”.He pointed to the recent death of Edwin Niles, who succumbed at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC).“We had a situation in the prison where someone (Niles) died. The matter was investigated and a number of prison officers charged.”He added that, more recently, there was another death in police custody — James Nelson. “We have launched an investigation, and action will be taken.”Ever since the completion of the report, there have been consistent calls by the opposition for the report to be published for public scrutiny, but the administration has consistently resisted its release until now.This prompted the main opposition party to table a motion in the National Assembly. The People’s Progressive Party Civic rejected the motion on torture, calling for evidence of the allegations. It also dismissed the motion as irrelevant and riddled with accusations.According to executive member of the PPP/C, Agriculture Minister Robert Persaud, the allegations of torture did not conform with the United Nation’s definition; and however deplorable, it was more or less the “roughing up” of suspects.
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