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  • Sierra Leone's Jailed Rebel Leader Foday Sankoh
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    A civil war that has raged for seven years in the small West African country of Sierra Leone has turned increasingly brutal. (1, p. 1) Rebels are mutilating civilians without much response from the international community. A strong Nigerian contingency has tried to suppress the rebellion, but the rebels continue to cause major trouble in Sierra Leone. The rebels overthrew President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah. However, President Kabbah returned to office on March 10, 1998 to face the task of restoring or...
  • People Of Sierra Leone
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    SIERRA LEONE Just about the size of South Carolina, Sierra Leone is a tropical country in west Africa. It's more than 71,000 square kilometers and has a population estimated at 4.8 million. It was colonized by great Britain in 1808-1961. With over twelve ethnic groups, and several languages, Sierra Leone is very diverse. The official and commercial language of the country is English, and each group has its own ethnic language, but, an important vehicle of communication is Kri o, the 'Lingua Fran...
  • Ruf Rebels
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    Since the United States has become one of the most authoritative nations in the world, they have taken on the position of protecting petty, insubstantial countries from harm. However, so many wars are going right now that the United States cannot get involved with all of them. The United States should get involved with the most atrocious and vexing wars, but they decide to get involved with the wars that will give them the most financial gain. Roughly the size of South Carolina, Sierra Leone is ...
  • Illegal Diamonds From Angola's Rebel Group Unita
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    How is it possible that a tiny, carbon based stone could effect the lives of millions upon millions of Africans, as well as the economies of numerous African nations so drastically The answer lies within human nature and our infatuation with these so called, valuable, pieces of Earth. To own a diamond is the dream of countless people through out the world, but what most are not aware of, is the price that could have been paid to bring the gem to their hands. Innumerable innocent civilians have l...
  • Charles Taylor
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    Liberia president, Charles Taylor, bears the greatest responsibility for serious violations of international humanitarian law. He has maintains an iron grip on power through a brutal armed guard and a small coterie of egregiously corrupt partners. He's also accused of inciting wars in neighboring countries. He sent troops to seize Sierra Leone's diamond fields, he sent Liberian soldiers to back rebel forces in Guinea and Ivory Coast as well. In fact, Taylor has been indicted in Sierra Leone for ...

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