Electoral Violence Reports

Confrontation between APC & SLPP Supporters in Bo

Confrontation between APC & SLPP Supporters in Bo
Date Incident Occured
Description
It was reported that after the APC had concluded their campaign rallies in the Southern city of Bo on this date, some supporters alleged that while on their way going home someone threw stones/rocks at them along the Sewa road closed to the Total fuel station. Unaware of who did it they moved towar
Incident Type
Clashes between rival supporters, Hate speech, Property damage, Tension/Unrest, Threat of physical harm
Victims
Business Property
Perpetrators
Political Party Actor
Impacts
Business Disrupted, People Wounded

Political Violence Illustrated in Damage to Property

Political Violence Illustrated in Damage to Property
Date Incident Occured
Description
As today is the final day for campaigning for the Sierra Leone ruling party All People's Congress (APC) in Freetown, supporters were seen in large numbers in a show of popularity destroying posters of the standard bearer for the Sierra Leone People's Party in the person of Rt.
Incident Type
Non-adherence to campaign regulations, Property damage, Psychological harm, Tension/Unrest, Threat of physical harm
Victims
Political Party Actor(s)
Perpetrators
Impacts
Business Disrupted

Vehicle runs into Crowd of APC Supporters in Freetown

Vehicle runs into Crowd of APC Supporters in Freetown
Date Incident Occured
Description
It has been reported that one (1) vehicle with posters of the National Grand Coalition (NGC) Party ran into supporters of the ruling All Peoples Party (APC) along the New Road area in the Eastern part of Freetown, reports say. About three people were hit and one killed on the spot.
Incident Type
Non-adherence to campaign regulations, Physical harm (people wounded or killed)
Victims
Business Property, Political Party Actor(s), Political Property
Perpetrators
Impacts
People Killed, People Wounded, Police Report Filed

SLPP Standard Bearer Banner Destroyed in Port Loko

SLPP Standard Bearer Banner Destroyed in Port Loko
Date Incident Occured
Description
In the Northern District of Port Loko, it has come to the notice of the community in constituency 075, Ward 234, that some unknown people are in the habit of setting fire on the banners of the opposition Sierra Leone People's Party's (SLPP's) presidential aspirant candidate, Rtd.
Incident Type
Intimidation of political parties and the media, Non-adherence to campaign regulations, Protection or expansion of ‘no go areas/turfs’
Victims
Political Property
Perpetrators
Unknown
Impacts
Other

House and Car in Waterloo Torched During Campaign

House and Car in Waterloo Torched During Campaign
Date Incident Occured
Description
It is reported that in the Western Rural area of Waterloo supporters of the ruling All People Congress (APC) during their campaign has set fire on the house and vehicles of the District Chairman, Habib Thorpe, of the main opposition Sierra Leone People Party (SLPP).
Incident Type
Property damage
Victims
Political Party Actor(s)
Perpetrators
Political Party Actor
Impacts
Transportation Disrupted