Sierra Leone: 10 years after Civil War
- After 10 years of civil war, Sierra Leone is at peace. The eleven-year conflict (from 1991-2002) left more than 50,000 dead and was marked by unprovoked violence - especially the amputation of limbs.
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Ex-Liberia leader Charles Taylor guilty of war crimes
- The former Liberian president was found guilty of supporting fighters to commit atrocities during an 11-year civil war in neighboring Sierra Leone.