Human Rights Violations in 2014

* indicates an incident related to freedom of expression

Extrajudicial Killings: 0 recorded incidents

Enforced Disappearances: 0 recorded incidents

Torture or Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment: 0 recorded incidents

Arbitrary Arrests or Detention: 1 recorded incident

Incident Details

  1. *On January 13, 2014, Musa Sheriff and Sainey M.K. Marenah were arrested in the town of Serekunda over an article published in The Voice on December 9, 2013. The article reported on the defection of youth supporters of the ruling party, the Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC), to the opposition United Democratic Party (UDP). The APRC contested the story, and The Voice later published a response.

List of Named Victims of Arbitrary Arrest or Detention

  1. *Musa Sheriff
  2. *Sainey M.K. Marenah

Freedom of Expression: 1 recorded incident

Incident Details

  1. *On January 13, 2014, *Musa Sheriff and Sainey M.K. Marenah were arrested in the town of Serekunda over an article published in The Voice on December 9, 2013. The article reported on the defection of youth supporters of the ruling party, the Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC), to the opposition United Democratic Party (UDP). The APRC contested the story, and The Voice later published a response.

List of Named Victims of Freedom of Expression Violations

  1. *Musa Sheriff
  2. *Sainey M.K. Marenah

List of Named Victims in 2014

  1. *Musa Sheriff
  2. *Sainey M.K. Marenah

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