2022 Sierra Leone protests

In August 2022, violent protests and riots broke out in Sierra Leone 22.[1][2] The protests were triggered by the nations cost of living crisis.[3] A curfew was implemented in the capital city of Freetown.[4] At least 6 police officers and at least 21 civilians have been reported killed.[5][6]


  1. ^ Freetown, Reuters in (2022-08-11). "Sierra Leone rocked by deadly violence at cost of living protests". the Guardian. Retrieved 2022-08-12.
  2. ^ Reuters (2022-08-11). "At least 13 civilians killed in Sierra Leone protests, say mortuary staff". Reuters. Retrieved 2022-08-12.
  3. ^ "Deadly anti-government protests erupt in Sierra Leone". AP NEWS. 2022-08-10. Retrieved 2022-08-12.
  4. ^ CNN, Stephanie Busari and Katie Polglase. "Curfew declared in Sierra Leone's capital Freetown amid violent anti-government protests". CNN. Retrieved 2022-08-12.
  5. ^ "Deadly anti-government protests erupt in Sierra Leone". euronews. 2022-08-10. Retrieved 2022-08-12.
  6. ^ AfricaNews (11 August 2022). "More police officers mobbed to death in Sierra Leone unrest". Africanews. Retrieved 2022-08-12.

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