Sierra Leone: Further information: Death penalty / legal concern / fear of further executions: 26 people executed

AI fears that up to six people may be at risk of summary execution following unfair trials before a special military tribunal. They were arrested following an alleged coup attempt on 28 December 1992. Two other members of the armed forces, Private Mohamed Osman Bangura and Lance Corporal Saidu Kargbo have been declared “wanted” in connection with the alleged coup attempt. If arrested they may also be at risk of summary trial and execution.

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