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Report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation of human rights in Sierra Leone, E/CN.4/2005/113, February 2, 2005

B. The right to life and security of the person 8. Recent months have witnessed a spate of unresolved killings in Freetown and in the regions, especially of women. In September 2004, a well-known lesbian activist, Fanny Ann Eddy, was murdered in Freetown allegedly for her sexual orientation and outspokenness in support of gay and […]

Attacks on Justice 2002: Sierra Leone

Judicial institutions in Sierra Leone are moribund or almost completely ineffective as a consequence of a devastating civil war dating from 1991. Judges are poorly resourced and often ill-trained. (more…)

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CIJL Bulletin: volume 4

This issue of the CIJL Bulletin contains case reports on Argentina, Czechoslovakia, Iran, Guatemala, Namibia, Poland and Sierra Leone and information about the Paris Colloquium on Argentinian Lawyers. (more…)

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