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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Mass. escapee turned Liberian dictator had US spy agency ties
- Charles Taylor, the first African leader tried for war crimes who had escaped from prison in Plymouth in 1985, worked with US spy agencies during his rise to power.
War crime suspect found in Everett
- A former Salvadoran government minister accused of colluding in the infamous killing of six Jesuit priests in El Salvador two decades ago has been living a quiet life in a modest apartment building in Everett, says a human rights group pursuing a legal case against him. (Photo: US Rep. James McGovern)