Domestic violence activists condemn gov’t support of Chris Brown concert

–say proceeds should fund awareness programmes

Women rights groups and activists have roundly condemned the government’s support of the upcoming Chris Brown concert, saying that the administration is not serious about effectively addressing the increase in domestic violence when it supports a man who has been convicted of battering his partner.

While some believe that Brown’s visit–set for December 26 for the ‘Unforgettable 2’ concert—could be used in a positive light, like for sensitization about partner violence, others are strongly against the US artiste entering this country to entertain.

The now 23-year-old R&B singer was convicted of battering his then girlfriend— R&B singer Rihanna, who is of Guyanese and Barbadian parentage–and he was sentenced to …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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