Death penalty in Sierra Leone: To abolish or not to abolish?

[The Patriotic Vanguard] - 20/07/2021

n 2009, Aminata, from Kenema in the east of the country, was found guilty of killing her abusive ex-boyfriend and received the death penalty, the mandatory sentence for murder. She was just 17 years old. Like many people in Sierra Leone, Aminata had no birth certificate to prove her age. She (...)


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