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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12770

28 July 2021
Contents Publication in full By article 23 / 25
NEWS BRIEFS / Sierra leone
EU welcomes commitment of President and Parliament to abolition of death penalty
Brussels, 27/07/2021 (Agence Europe)

Brussels, 27/07/2021 (Agence Europe)The EU welcomed on the evening of Monday 26 July the commitment of Sierra Leonean President Julius Maada Bio and the unanimous vote of the Sierra Leonean Parliament on 23 July in favour of abolishing the death penalty. The law has yet to be signed into law by the President. The death penalty will be replaced by life imprisonment or a minimum sentence of 30 years. The last executions were in 1998. “The death penalty is a cruel, inhuman, and...

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EXTERNAL ACTION
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ECONOMY - FINANCE
EU RESPONSE TO COVID-19
NEWS BRIEFS