On Human Rights & Justice APC Govt. Fails Woefully
A report on the Human Rights and Justice Sector has exposed the ruling all Peoples Congress (APC) on its woeful performance in the said area of governance for the past decade.
With all the monies spent on the country in relation to Peace, Human Rights and the Justice sectors including twenty seven million pounds by DFID on Justictice sector development programmes, Hundred and Forty Million Dollars by UN and other sources for Human Rights Programmes, Four point Five Million Dollars of Weaponry, Heavy Machines Guns and Grenade Launchers, twenty Million Dollars World Bank , seventy three point seven Million Dollars EU Funding , and thirty five million Dollars UN Peace Building Fund, the APC Government wasted all these monies and still performed miserably on the aforementioned sectors.
Some of the Human Rights Abuses committed under the watch of this government includes the over one Million children still on the streets, unemployed youths, sleeping on markets tables, educational rights of children, lack of parental support, women face difficulties in accessing maternal health services, lengthy delays in criminal justice system, prisons are overcrowded and conditions poor, violence against women and girls is widespread.
From January to August last year the FSU recorded 723 cases of Sexual Assault and in those cases, 345 perpetrators were charged, while the 291 were still under investigation.
Many youths were shot and killed across the country including 18 year old Alima Sheriff Kama of APEX International School, Police Crackdown on a protest by workers for Iron Ore Miners African Minerals in Bumbuna, killing one woman and injuring six others, striking miners killed in the Kono Mines of OCTEA Diamond while the then Vice President, Chief Sam Sumana ordered victims to sit on the floor, riot broke out in Bo and one person killed, Police shot and killed student in the back with the bullet emerging out of his chest, while parent of the victim also jailed, taxi driver died in custody at Lumley Police Station, a police was also killed, one woman killed in Kamabai for ritual sacrifices and countless number of other human rights abuses orchestrated under the watch of the APC .
Stay tuned for more on how the APC Government has destroyed this country in terms of Human Rights Abuses.
By Ibrahim Alusine Kamara
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