Sierra Leone: Criminalizing loitering is discriminatory and contrary to the right to dignity: Third-party intervention filed at the Community Court of Justice of ECOWAS

Index Number: AFR 51/6586/2023

On 22 March 2023, Amnesty International submitted a third-party intervention to the Community Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in the case of Advocaid Limited (Applicants) v The Republic of Sierra Leone (Respondent) involving alleged widespread human rights violations stemming from the criminal proscription of ‘loitering’ in Sierra Leone.

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