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Conflict & collusion in Sierra Leone by David Keen

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Published by J. Currey, Palgrave in Oxford, New York .
Written in English



  • Sierra Leone


  • Sierra Leone -- History -- Civil War, 1991-

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Edition Notes

Published in association with the International Peace Academy.

Other titlesConflict and collusion in Sierra Leona
StatementDavid Keen.
ContributionsInternational Peace Academy.
LC ClassificationsDT516.826 .K44 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3311074M
ISBN 101403967180
LC Control Number2004061855

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Conflict and Collusion in Sierra Leone, by David Keen, is an effort, and a successful one, to fill the gap. Keen’s book sets out to examine the causes and functions of the civil war that in the course of the s saw up to two thirds of the population displaced and more t people killed. Keen, David () Conflict and Collusion in Sierra Leone. Oxford: James Currey. Richards, Paul () Fighting for the Rain Forest: War, Youth, and Resources in Sierra Leone. Oxford: The International African Institute. Conflict Profile: Sierra Leone / page 2 Lord, David () Paying the Price: The Sierra Leone Peace Process. Having been established by an Agreement between the United Nations and the Government of Sierra Leone pursuant to Security Council resolution () of 14 August , the Special Court for Sierra Leone (hereinafter “the Special Court”) shall function . Since March , Sierra Leone has experienced continuous civil strife culminat­ing in a protracted civil war, leading to widespread destructions of infrastructures and property, and the death of thousands of people, many more injured and over half of the population displaced. Three peace accords were signed in , and in Abidjan, Conakry and Lame respectively.

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