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  • Genocide In Sierra Leone
    Jonathan Rizzi
    Mrs. Lester
    Child Soldiers, Genocide and War
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  • Unforgettable.
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  • Unrepeatable.
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  • Devastation.
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  • Armament.
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  • Resistance.
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  • Confined.
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  • Restoration.
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  • Growth.
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  • Knowledge Gained.
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  • Works Cited
    • “ African Leaders And the Darfur Crisis .” allAfrica.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Oct. 2009. . There are various interest groups that are fuelling the conflict, ranging from the local chiefs, NGOs, and the Western bloc, they are all beneficiaries of the Darfur crisis in different ways.
    Beah, Ishmael. A Long Way Gone. New York City: Sarah Crichton Books, 2008. Print. A Long Way Gone is a memoir by Ishmael Beah recounting his childhood life as a child soldier in the Sierra Leonean civil war.
    • “Child Soldiers.” Global Issues in Context. Gale, 2009. Web. 13 Oct. 2009. . Child soldiers have become an increasingly growing problem in African countries. This article addresses the issues of child soldiers and the effects on the children who are taken to be soldiers at a young age.
    • “Genocide.” Global Issues in Context. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Oct. 2009. . This article covers the act of genocide, the definition of genocide and its many aspects. Genocide is defined by the United Nations (UN) as the policy of deliberately and systematically killing a national, racial, ethnic, or religious group.
    • Ilibagiza, Immaculée. “Rwanda genocide survivor shares her story.” nwfdailynews.com. N.p., 24 Oct. 2009. Web. 28 Oct. 2009. . A survivor of the genocide that took place in Rwanda in 1994 shares her story. She was 24 years old when the genocide started. Within 100 days, some 800,000 people were slaughtered. Machetes, spears, knives and guns were used by Hutus, the majority tribe in Rwanda, to try to wipe out Ilibagiza’s Tutsi tribe.
    • Luscombe, Belinda. “Pop Culture Finds Lost Boys.” Time 12 Feb. 2007: n. pag. Print. This article is a direct interview/‌ informative article covering A Long Way Gone, the novel my literature circle and I are reading.
    • “Nations join forces with UN to stamp out rights abuses in conflict zones.” UN News Centre . N.p., 22 Oct. 2009. Web. 28 Oct. 2009. . The U.N. is gathering up nations to help them in the fight against unequal rights in third-world countries.
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