RAL, LICHRD Release Report on the West Point Shooting

DSC02136 On Monday, 3 November 2014, Rescue Alternatives Liberia (RAL) in collaboration with the Liberia Coalition of Human Rights Defenders (LICHRD) released its findings of an investigation conducted on human rights violations in West Point during the 10-day quarantine of the community. On 20 August 2014, the Liberian Government declared a quarantine of the largest slum community in Monrovia. There were numerous human rights violations carried out by armed soldiers and police, including the use of excessive force, torture, extortion of money, etc. See Report…

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