SLPP and APC Unite to Combat Hate Speech

By Mabinty M. Kamara

Claim: The SLPP and APC have united to denounce hate speech and political violence.

Verdict: TRUE

Methodology:  A press statement dated June 3, 2024, confirms the resolve of the two main political parties in Sierra Leone to fight against hate speech.

The SLAJ/NDI SuperNews fact-checkers contacted officials from both political parties. These officials confirmed the authenticity of the agreement as stated in the press release dated June 3, 2024, which was signed by representatives from both parties.

Conclusion: In the joint statement, both parties committed to promoting national unity, upholding free speech with responsibility, denouncing hate speech, and fostering respectful political discourse.

This fact check is a product of the SLAJ/NDI SuperNewsRoom on combating disinformation in Sierra Leone’s 2023 electoral cycle. The project is supported by Global Affairs Canada.

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