Probe into 1990 Coup
Twenty years later, there is going to be a Commission of Enquiry into the July 27, 1990 attempted coup which was led by Imam Yasin Abu Bakr and members of the Jamaat-al-Muslimeen. The announcement was made by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar yesterday during at the post-Cabinet press briefing at the Office of the Prime Minister, St Clair.
PM: Why did it happen?
Cabinet has decided a Commission of Inquiry into the circumstances of the July 27, 1990 attempted coup will take place to find out “what went wrong” and to “bring closure” and relief to citizens traumatised by the event.
Robinson: Probe into 1990 long overdue
‘Darkest hour coming to a close’
Former President Arthur NR Robinson, who was shot in the leg during the 1990 attempted coup, yesterday said a commission of inquiry into the event was long overdue.
‘A good first step’
Former minister of national security in the NAR administration, Joseph Toney, welcomed news of the commission of inquiry into the 1990 attempted coup.
Everything will be told–Bakr
Leader of the Jamaat al Muslimeen Yasin Abu Bakr is in support of the proposed commission of enquiry into the 1990 coup attempt.
Bakr: I leave it up to God
While he has no problem with Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar’s decision to hold a commission of inquiry into the July 27, 1990 attempted coup, Jamaat-al-Muslimeen leader Imam Yasin Abu Bakr said he remains confident none of the Jamaat’s properties will be auctioned.
The light – at last
We applaud, without reservation, the announcement by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar that an Inquiry will be held into the events of July 27, 1990. For far too long this dark page in our young nation’s history has remained covered, and there has never been a cogent reason given for this.
11 Jamaat properties face auction
Eleven properties of the Jamaat al Muslimeen are to be put up for public auction on August 17.
‘Govt wants to destroy Jamaat’
Move to auction Bakr property