Enough is enough!Saturday, April 18, 2015
CARLENE Palmer of Circle of Hope stages a one-woman protest yesterday on Oxford Road, in the vicinity of Emancipation Park, St Andrew, against crimes being committed against children.
Her action came two days after four people, including three schoolboys, were slaughtered by gunmen in Clarendon. But yesterday Palmer said the protest goes beyond Wednesday night's brutality.
"It is for the kids who are being murdered and abused. Somebody needs to take a stand and say enough is enough. We need to stand up as citizens, because the children are our future and there won't be any future if this is not stopped," Palmer told the Jamaica Observer.
She said it is also time for people to become more neighbourly, so they know what is happening in their neighbourhoods at all times.
"Sometimes you have 'new' people moving in your neighbourhoods and you don't know them and they are the ones abusing your children," she said.
"It is time we come together for the sake of our children," she added.
(PHOTO: GARFIELD ROBINSON)
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