Sierra Leone

Amnesty International takes no position on issues of sovereignty or territorial disputes. Borders on this map are based on UN Geospatial data.
View other countries in


The rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly continued to be restricted, especially around the presidential election period. Food insecurity was widespread. The government attempted to address deforestation. Women’s and girls’ rights were violated but women’s representation in public offices increased. Draft legislation to better protect children’s rights remained pending.

Read More

Death Penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty

View the Amnesty International Report 2023/24


Urgent Actions

Campaign tools you can use to urgently intervene and protect people's human rights.


Reports, briefings, statements, submissions and other resources from Amnesty's researchers.

Media Enquiries

[email protected]

Our Offices

Section office


42 William Street FREETOWN



Amnesty International Secretariat Office

View all contact info