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.


Ignoring Human Rights and Accountability: Too Costly for Sierra Leone’s Anti-Ebola Strategy

Five months after the Sierra Leone Government confirmed the first case of the Ebola Virus Disease in the country, the virulent infection is showing no signs of let-up. The human and economic costs are huge, and the cultural and social inhibitions caused by the disease sometimes challenge the very essence of our humanity. It is simply worse than Sierra Leone’s 11-year civil conflict in many respects.

Last Updated on Monday, 08 December 2014 19:26


Contributing to the Fight against Ebola: U.S. Embassy’s Funding Supports Quarantined Households in Sierra Leone

Nearly five months after the virulent Ebola outbreak, the Sierra Leone Government and its international partners have embarked on a number of activities aimed at slowing down the infection rate, and ultimately defeating the virus.

Last Updated on Monday, 08 December 2014 19:20


Funding for Legal Aid Board at Last: A Glorious Step Forward in the Implementation of the Legal Aid Act

As Sierra Leone battles against what seems to be the most dreaded enemy in the country’s recent history—the deadly Ebola Virus Disease—it

Last Updated on Monday, 08 December 2014 19:14


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