By Ayodele Lewis
The Africa Human Rights Education (AHRE) project of Amnesty International, Sierra Leone Section, has ended a two day meeting for network partners of the project in Sierra Leone.
In his opening remarks, the Acting National Coordinator of the AHRE, Mr. Henry Tucker, said that the meeting was an opportunity for members and partners to share their experiences in their operations. He also stated that they should prepare themselves to take the network seriously and make it meaningful.
He stated that they will look at issues dealt with at the meeting were detentions, counter reports, the impact of the Paralegals in criminal justice, the rights of suspects and monitoring of Police Stations.
He also disclosed that they are working with twenty peer educators in and out of schools, bike riders, and mothers and clubs.
Others groups who shared their experiences were the ChristianBrothers Project, the Rogbere community based organization, the UPHR for Children and Women in Kambia, the Moyamba Human Rights Committee, DADA, Amnesty Artists and Women Groups, AMNETT, Sabi u right and Women for Action and Human Dignity.