Amid Bloody Protest In Freetown, Sierra Leone, UK Issues Travel Alert

Before you travel, check the ‘Entry requirements’ section for Sierra Leone’s current entry restrictions and requirements. These may change with little warning. Monitor this advice for the latest updates and stay in contact with your travel provider.

According to the alert, anyone planning to pass through another country to return to the UK, check the travel advice for the country you’re transiting.

Violent demonstrations occurred in Freetown and other cities in Sierra Leone on 10 August 2022. You are advised to avoid any political gatherings or demonstrations, and comply with any local curfews or other restrictions that are put in place.

See our travel advice help and support for details of who to contact in an emergency.

If you’re planning travel to Sierra Leone, find out what you need to know about coronavirus there in the Coronavirus section.

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About Joel Cholo Brooks 13530 Articles
Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.
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