TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE OF WITNESSES
Evidence and testimony of some of the persons who came before the T.R.C.
Verbal interaction between witness and Commissioners
The Commissioners began taking evidence on October 9th, 2001 and heard the final witness on August 26th, 2002. During that period, approximately seventy (70) persons, including members of the Conference of Churches Grenada, appeared before the Commissioners.
Those who appeared before the Commissioners included some who were unlawfully detained, imprisoned, beaten, and tortured, and suffered degrading and inhumane treatment. Some who lost arms and limbs as a result of the tragedy on Fort Rupert on October 19th, 1983. There were also some who lost arms and legs as a result of being beaten up and tortured after being arrested. There were also some who appeared on behalf of family members or members who suffered in one way or another during the period under review.
The following is the testimony of some of the persons who came before the Commission.