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Sierra Leone: Is Sierra Leone's police truly a force for good?

, Index number: AFR 51/8621/2018

For years, authorities and law-enforcement agencies routinely outlawed peaceful protests, used disproportionate force against demonstrators and limited citizens’ right to freedom of peaceful assembly. With the election of a new government in March 2018, Sierra Leone now has a chance to put in effect the promises of reforms and human rights improvements its citizens have fought for.

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