Welcome Message

Ibrahim Tommy Executive Director

Welcome to the official website of Centre for Accountability and the Rule of Law (CARL-SL). CARL is an independent, not-for-profit organization that seeks to promote a just society for all persons in Sierra Leone, through monitoring institutions of accountability, outreach and advocacy for institutional transparency, capacity building and empowerment of citizens.CARL has its origin in the Special Court Monitoring Group (SCMG), which was established in May 2004 as a partnership project of the International Centre for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) and the Coalition for Justice and Accountability (COJA) to exclusively monitor and produce objective reporting on proceedings before the Court for both local and international community.


AU: ICC Members Should Lead on Justice Groups Cite Progress, Concerns Ahead of African Union Summit

(Johannesburg, June 10, 2015) – African governments should provide leadership to build on important steps during 2015 to ensure justice for grave international crimes, African and international organizations said in a letter to African International Criminal Court (ICC) members that was released today.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 June 2015 13:55


A Statement by CARL on the launch of a New Strategic Plan by the Sierra Leone Police

On May 15, the Sierra Leone Police launched a new strategic plan that seeks to strengthen the progress made by the institution over the last decade, while at the same time addressing the numerous Read more...


Statement by CSOs on Police Accountability in the Fight against Ebola

Since the outbreak of the ebola virus and declaration of a state of emergency by the President of Sierra Leone, the Centre for Accountability and its partners Read more...


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