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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Communities in Sierra Leone turn their backs on female ...
22 July 2014

While activists gather in London today to discuss strategies to tackle female genital mutilation, communities across Sierra Leone have been taking an ...

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Sierra Leone to speed up death penalty abolition
6 May 2014

Minister of Justice Franklyn Bai Kargbo last week told the United Nations that Sierra Leone will abolish the death penalty. President Ernest Bai Koroma ...

Public Statement       AFR 51/001/2014

Sierra Leone: New law promotes transparency | Amnesty ...
29 October 2013

The Sierra Leone parliament's passage of a freedom of information law is a major step to ensure greater government transparency, the rule of law, and ...

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Amnesty International | Sierra Leone must drop charges ...
24 October 2013

The Sierra Leonean authorities must drop all charges against editors for simply exercising their right to freedom of expression, Amnesty International ...

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Sierra Leone must drop charges against editors | Amnesty ...
24 October 2013

The Sierra Leonean authorities must drop all charges against editors for simply exercising their right to freedom of expression, Amnesty International ...

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Sierra Leone: Bring free health care into law in Sierra Leone
8 April 2013

Your Excellency,. Under the free health care initiative, many women and girls living in poverty in Sierra Leone have been ...

Document       AFR 51/001/2013

Amnesty International | Vanuatu, Sierra Leone and Ghana ...
18 December 2012

Legal loopholes in Vanuatu, Sierra Leone and Ghana make all three countries potential safe havens for fugitives suspected of war crime and crimes ...

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Sierra Leone: End impunity through universal jurisdiction [No ...
18 December 2012

States where genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, torture, enforced disappearances and extrajudicial executions occur often fail to investigate ...

Document       AFR 51/007/2012

Vanuatu, Sierra Leone and Ghana: Safe havens for war ...
18 December 2012

These countries have potentially left their doors open to those suspected of crimes under international law.

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Sierra Leone's candidacy for election to the UN Human Rights ...
2 November 2012

In this open letter, Amnesty International urges the government of Sierra Leone to further strengthen its election pledges by including the additional elements ...

Open Letter       AFR 51/009/2012