Tags: Sierra Leone

See also: West Africa
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Victims remember Taylor's brutal rule - 14 Jul 09

Charles Taylor, the former Liberian president, is being tried at the International Criminial Court at the Hague for war crimes during the brutal 1991-2001 civil war in neighbouring Sierra Leone. ...

Regions: Liberia, Sierra Leone

Issues: Rape and sexual abuse, Violence, War crimes

Witnessed: 2155 times


Arthur Pratt and WeOwnTV

We traveled to Sierra Leone in January/Febuary 2009 on a scouting trip for a community based media workshop we have planned for August/September this year....

Regions: Africa, Sierra Leone

Issues: Child prostitution

Witnessed: 2937 times


Blood Diamonds- Trailer

Blood Diamonds - The unlawful diamond trade in Sierra Leone ... Blood Diamonds. Documentaries. Overviews. Up-and-Coming.History . Episodes. Videos. Photos. News....

Regions: China, Sierra Leone, West Africa

Issues: Education, Slavery & forced labor, Transitional justice

Witnessed: 2552 times


Rival political groups clash in Sierra Leone - 17 Mar 09

At least 20 people were injured and several women raped when supporters of rival political parties clashed in Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone. ...

Regions: Sierra Leone

Issues: Police brutality, Rape and sexual abuse, Violence

Witnessed: 2646 times


Witness to Truth (Excerpts)

Running Time: 7 min.

A Video Report and Recommendations from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Sierra Leone

Regions: Sierra Leone

Issues: Child soldiers, Rape and sexual abuse, War crimes

Witnessed: 4402 times


Interview of Former Child Soldier Ishmael Beah

As part of his AK-47 series Al Jazeera's Josh Rushing spoke to Ishmael Beah, a former child soldier in Sierra Leone, about his experiences.


Regions: Sierra Leone

Issues: Armed conflict, Child soldiers, War crimes

Witnessed: 4983 times


stop the war - stop the recruitment of child soldiers

The music video exposes the extent of human rights violations cased by warfare as well as the predicaments faced by women and children during wars....

Regions: Sierra Leone

Issues: Child soldiers

Witnessed: 2703 times


Liberia: The Story of the Amputee All-Stars

The amputee soccer players - formerly child soldiers of opposing rebel groups - are held up as the new hope of Liberia....

Regions: Liberia, Sierra Leone

Issues: Armed conflict, Child soldiers, Landmines & unexploded ordnances

Witnessed: 3462 times



Running Time: 8 Minutes. ...

Regions: Africa, Senegal, Sierra Leone

Issues: Housing, Refugees, War crimes

Witnessed: 4189 times