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Sierra Leone Trial Monitoring Program Weekly Report
He also served as RUF spokesman and personal assistant to Foday Sankoh during the war.
(RUF), led by Foday. Sankoh, begins to attack villages in eastern Sierra. Leone.
The Civil War in Sierra Leone: Misguided Conventional Diplomacy
perhaps 100 fighters. 25. (Some suggest a slightly higher number of RUF fighters in its earliest days, perhaps 300.
The Special Court for Sierra Leone By Professor Michael P. Scharf
Soon afterward, however, Foday Sankoh and his followers resumed attacks on the government's forces, as well as on the civilian population.
peacekeepers; rebel leader Foday Sankoh captured.

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2012 Election: Character matters, but hardship matters more
There was that unrelenting war by Foday Sankoh and his rebels. Things were very muddled. One said many things, sometimes in exasperation – we were trying to find our way out of a great national tragedy”.
The History of Gadhafi
Amongst the African politicians that Gadhafi supported were: the African National Congress in South Africa; Charles Taylor of Liberia; Foday Sankoh of Sierra Leone and Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe.
Birds of the same feathers flock together
A Stitch in Time Saves Nine: The government of Sierra Leone and the
Prior to this, an incursion was actually started by Lance corporal Foday Sankoh in 1971, a disgruntled failed coupist that was pardoned and ejected from the Sierra Leone army.
New Republic: Liberation Not Just A Libyan Victory

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Foday Sankoh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Who is Foday Sankoh? | World news |
Foday Sankoh: Sierra Leone's Rebel with a Cause
But like many leaders, Foday Sankoh, 64, the Sierra Leonean warlord, is a contradiction.
BBC NEWS | Africa | Foday Sankoh: The cruel rebel
Jul 30, 2003 The leader of Sierra Leone's RUF rebel group became infamous because of the brutality of his fighters.
Who is Foday Sankoh? - YouTube
Jan 9, 2008 30 May 2000 The rebels still held 330 U.N. peacekeepers in 2000, but Sierra Leone refuses to release RUF leader Foday Sankoh.

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