The Special Court for Sierra Leone and the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone, Freetown and The Hague

News and Press Releases.

RSCSL Completes Project to Preserve Archives, Expand Peace Museum, Funded by Canada.
31 March 2022

Judges End Plenary in The Hague, Elect Justice Pierre Boutet President.
5 March 2022

RSCSL, in Collaboration with CILPA, Observes the 20th Anniversary of the End of War and Establishment of Special Court.
18 January 2022

Judges Tonia Barnett and Alusine Sesay Sworn In as RSCSL Justices.
30 November 2021

Former SCSL Registrar Lovemore Munlo Dies in Malawi.
19 August 2021

Statement by RSCSL President Jon Kamanda on the Death of Justice Rosolu John Bankole Thompson.
15 May 2021

RSCSL, With Civil Society Partners, Commemorates 30th Anniversary of Sierra Leone's Civil War.
23 March 2021

RSCSL Prosecutor Investigates Witness Tampering Allegations.
Office of the Prosecutor
22 March 2021

SCSL convict Augustine Gbao is first member of the Revolutionary United Front to benefit from Conditional Early Release.
Augustine Gbao's Apology (Transcript)
Gbao Apology (Video)
21 December 2020

Statement by the Residual Special Court on the Conditional Early Release of Prisoners Convicted by the Special Court for Sierra Leone.
20 November 2020

RUF Convict Augustine Gbao Granted Conditional Early Release, With a Three Month Delay.
8 September 2020

Charles Taylor's Application to be Transferred from the UK Due to COVID-19 Dismissed.
7 September 2020

RUF Convict Augustine Gbao Eligible to Apply for Conditional Early Release.
10 January 2020

Two Sierra Leonean Judges Appointed to the Residual Special Court.
31 December 2019

Refurbished Peace Museum Opened in Freetown.
10 December 2019
Peace Museum Reopening Brochure

RSCSL Judges Publish the Jurisprudence of the Special Court for Sierra Leone.
2 October 2019

James C. Johnson Named Prosecutor of the Residual Special Court.
30 September 2019

Judges End Plenary, Elect Jon Kamanda as RSCSL President.
13 December 2018

Kondewa Granted Conditional Early Release as RSCSL Moves Forward on Completion Strategy.
9 July 2018

Residual Special Court Remembers Former Prosecutor Sir Desmond de Silva, QC.
5 June 2018

War Crimes Convict Completes Sentence.
28 May 2018

CDF Convict Allieu Kondewa Granted Conditional Early Release, With Ten Months Delay.
30 May 2017

Judges End Plenary, Elect Justice Renate Winter as President.
5 December 2016

Judge Desmond Babatunde Edwards Sworn in as RSCSL Justice.
1 December 2016

Alex Tamba Brima's Body Returned to Sierra Leone, Cause of Death Established.
21 June 2016

Alex Tamba Brima Dies in Rwanda.
9 June 2016

Moinina Fofana Will Face Stricter Conditions for Violating Terms of his Conditional Early Release.
25 April 2016

Statement by Registrar Binta Mansaray on the Death of Justice George Gelaga King.
6 April 2016

Moinina Fofana Admits Violating Terms of His Conditional Early Release Agreement.
18 March 2016

Plenary of Judges Considers Legacy, Charts Way Forward.
3 December 2015

Taylor Application to Appeal Decision on his Motion for Transfer to Rwanda Denied.
21 May 2015

Trial Chamber Denies Taylor Motion to Serve His Sentence in Rwanda.
25 March 2015

CDF Convict Moinina Fofana Returned to Bo.
16 March 2015

Statement by RSCSL Prosecutor Brenda J. Hollis on the Conditional Early Release of Prisoner Moinina Fofana.
13 March 2015

CDF Convict Moinina Fofana Granted Conditional Early Release, Will Complete His Sentence in Bo.
12 March 2015

Resolution of the 7th Colloquium of Prosecutors (Prosecution.)
5 November 2014

Binta Mansaray Appointed RSCSL Registrar.
30 September 2014

Robert H. Jackson Center Hosts Eighth Annual International Humanitarian Law Dialogs (Prosecution)
Chautauqua Declaration
26 August 2014

Moinina Fofana Granted Conditional Early Release, After Six More Months in Prison.
11 August 2014