Sierra Leone

Human Rights in REPUBLIC OF SIERRA LEONE

Amnesty International  Report 2013


The 2013 Annual Report on
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Sierra Leone: further information: David Tam Bayroh freed on ...
20 November 2014

Sierra Leonean journalist David Tam Baryoh, was released on bail on 14 November, after 11 days detained without charge in a maximum security prison ...

Urgent Action       AFR 51/003/2014

Sierra Leone: Journalist faces indefinite detention: David Tam ...
6 November 2014

Sierra Leonean journalist, David Tam Baryoh, has been detained since 3 November following an executive order signed by President Ernest Bai Korom ...

Urgent Action       AFR 51/002/2014

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: 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

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

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

Sierra Leone November 2012 elections: Briefing to monitors ...
31 October 2012

In the run-up to the Presidential, Parliamentary and local elections in Sierra Leone on 17 November 2012, Amnesty International calls upon election ...

Document       AFR 51/008/2012

Sierra Leone: Briefing on the events in Bumbuna, Tonkolili
19 September 2012

In April 2012 police in the town of Bumbuna fired live ammunition at unarmed community members and threatened numerous individuals. Employees ...

Report       AFR 51/004/2012

Sierra Leone: A seven point human rights agenda for ...
10 September 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: AFR 51/006/2012. 10 September 2012. A seven point human ...

Public Statement       AFR 51/006/2012

Sierra Leone: A seven point human rights agenda for ...
4 September 2012

On 17 November 2012, Sierra Leone will hold Presidential, Parliamentary and local elections. In the lead up to the elections, Amnesty International and ...

Document       AFR 51/005/2012