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Sierra Leone: Steps forward and human rights challenges: Amnesty International submission for the UN Universal Periodic Review, 38th session of the UPR Working Group, 3-18 May 2021

, Index number: AFR 51/3335/2020

In this submission, Amnesty International evaluates the implementation of recommendations made to Sierra Leone in its previous UPR, including in relation to death penalty, violence perpetrated by law enforcement officials, women and girls’ rights. The organization also raises concern about freedom of expression and right to liberty, freedom of peaceful assembly, death penalty and detention conditions, the excessive use of force by the police, women and girls’ rights and the right to health and working conditions for health workers.

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