Politics

Sierra Leone’s Inter-Religious Council must intervene to end political tension in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 June 2019: Sierra Leone’s Inter-Religious Council must intervene to find solutions that will end the ongoing political tension and impasse among political parties in Sierra Leone, especially between the ruling SLPP and the main opposition APC. Last Friday’s violence at the offices of the APC is [Read More]

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“We condemn SLPP unconstitutionality and brutality” – says opposition APC

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 3 June 2019: Sierra Leone’s opposition All People’s Congress (APC) party has broken silence, after violence broke out between its supporters and police at its head office in Freetown last Friday, leaving several people seriously injured and dozens arrested. In a statement published today, the party said: [Read More]

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Dr Kandeh Yumkella on peace mission to end injustice and political violence in Sierra Leone 

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 June 2019: Political dialogue is in short supply in Sierra Leone right now, following last Friday’s violence at the country’s main opposition All People’s Congress (APC) party offices, where police used lethal force to stop the dangerous escalation of violence. Several APC supporters and their party [Read More]

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Calls growing for independent inquiry into yesterday’s political violence in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 1 June 2019: After yesterday’s chaos and violence in the west of Freetown’s district of Brookfields in Sierra Leone, the dust is yet to settle and the recriminations have started. The police are being accused of serious human rights abuses, after they fired volleys of tear gas [Read More]