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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.

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Centre for Accountability and Rule of Law (CARL) urges military tribunal to respect the rights of accused

Freetown, Sierra Leone – April 4, 2014: Following repeated calls from human rights organisations, including the Centre for Accountability and Rule of Law (CARL), for the Sierra Leone government to commence a court trial of serving military officers who were arrested and detained in August 2013 for alleged “planned mutiny”, Read more...

 

International Women’s Day for Sierra Leonean Women Raises More Questions than Answers…

On March 8 each year, governments and people over all the world get together to celebrate the International Women’s Day. The day is set aside every year to reflect on the progress the world has made in terms of addressing the perennial challenges women face on a daily basis. It should also provide an opportunity for state and non-state actors to review the agenda, reshape the strategies and Read more...

 

Contributing to Reforms in the Justice and Security System: ASJP’s Support Leads to Monitoring of Accountability Practices in the Police and Justice Sector

Since the end of Sierra Leone’s civil conflict more than a decade ago, many reforms have been undertaken in order to address some of the underlying institutional weaknesses that contributed to the outbreak of the war. The security and justice sectors have benefitted from a number of reform programmes, thanks in a large part to support from the country’s international development partners. Read more...

 

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