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Prosecutor Welcomes Sentences in AFRC Case

The Prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone welcomed today’s decision of Trial Chamber II to sentence the three AFRC defendants to prison terms (...)

| July 2007 | 179 views

APC: Alpha Kanu Speaks

Speech Delivered by Honourable Alpha Kanu at the Launching of the APC Manifesto, 11TH July 2007. Leader and Presidential Candidate, Mr. Running (...)

| July 2007 | 532 views

Judiciary to ensure free and fair elections

Friday, 13 July 2007 saw the creation of two courts of law in Freetown, both dedicated to resolving electoral issues. The Electoral Courts have been (...)

| July 2007 | 511 views

Update on Kailahun Incident

By Jonathan Leigh. President Tejan Kabbah made a brief stopover in Kailahun, east of Sierra Leone on Monday, which was the scene of political violence (...)

| July 2007 | 334 views

50/50 Voter Education

The 50/50 Group of Sierra Leone, a non-partisan campaign for more women in politics and public life through training and advocacy, has succeeded in placing (...)

| July 2007 | 166 views

EU Election Observers Deploy in Sierra Leone

By Jonathan Leigh. The first group 28 European Union long term election observers are being deployed in Sierra Leone. The observers arrived in Freetown, (...)

| July 2007 | 212 views

Gullit, others, to be sentenced Thursday

According to a Special Court press alert,sentencing in the trial of three convicted former leaders of Sierra Leone’s Armed Forced Revolutionary Council (...)

| July 2007 | 354 views

Sierra Leonean war optimists invest back home

By Patrick Hassan-Morlai. Five Sierra Leoneans, who passionately believed the civil war in Sierra Leone would one day end, have formed themselves into a (...)

| July 2007 | 1047 views