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This project is about the Sierra Leonean War. It talks about Genocide and Boy soldiers.

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  • Sierra Leonean Civil War
    By: Brittany Leon
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  • Genocide
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  • Genocide is an extreme and brutal
    way of settling differences
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  • Mutilation.
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  • Deathof 1/3 of Sierra Leone’s Population
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  • Boy Soldiers
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  • Addiction
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  • Brain washed TOKILL
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  • I realized their Pain…
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  • They need HELP.
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  • Work Cited.
    Bahney, Anna. “Escapee From a Nightmare That Loved Ones May Still Endure.(Metropolitan Desk).” The New York Times1 Dec. 2003: B4. Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. Web. 21 Oct. 2009. <http://find.galegroup.com//‌infomark.do?&contentSet=IAC- Documents&type=retrieve&tabID=T004&prodId=OVRC&docId=A11295198 3&source=gale&srcprod=OVRC&userGroupName=cant48040&version=1.0>. 27 year old talks about how his family was killed.
    Beah, Ishmael. A Long Way Gone. New York: Sarah Crichton, 2007. Print.
    Combe, Belinda. “Pop Culture Finds Lost Boys.(Arts)(Biography).” Global Issues in
    Context. Gale, 12 Feb. 2007. Web. 16 Oct. 2009. <http://find.galegroup.com//.do?contentSet=GREF&docType=IAC&type=ret rieve&tabID=T006&prodId=GIC&docId=A158686455&userGroupName=can t48040&version=1.0&searchType=BasicSearchForm&source=gale>.
    Describes how inspirational our group book is. Is an overview of our book and the author.
    Deedes, W.F. “War children learn to live in peace; Education is helping Sierra Leone to heal scars of a brutal conflict, reports W. F. Deedes in Freetown.” The Daily Telegraph18 Jan. 2003: n. pag. Global Issues in Context. Web. 14 Oct. 2009. <http://find.galegroup.com//‌infomark.do?contentSet=IAC- Documents&docType=IAC&type=retrieve&tabID=T004&prodId=GIC&docId= CJ96590070&userGroupName=cant48040&version=1.0&source=gale>. War children catch up on education and are very behind.
  • “Fury and Fear: As Sierra Leone slides toward civil war and other conflicts erupt in Africa, the West wonders how to keep peace in a war zone.(INTERNATIONAL).” NewsWeek22 May 2000: 36. Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. Web. 21 Oct2009. <http://find.galegroup.com//.do?&contentSet=IAC- Documents&type=retrieve&tabID=T003&prodId=OVRC&docId=A62121 152&source=gale&srcprod=OVRC&userGroupName=cant48040&versio n=1.0>. Clinton’s and Un’s failure to prevent these horrors in Africa.
    Keane, Fergal. “Yet again, we choose to ignore butchery in Africa; `I remember visiting a hospital in Sierra Leone and being sick at the sight of the wounds.’” The Independent 6 May 2000: n. pag. Global Issues in Context. Web. 14 Oct. 2009.<http://find.galegroup.com//‌infomark.do?contentSet=IAC- Documents&docType=IAC&type=retrieve&tabID=T004&prodId=GIC&docId=CJ66326340&userGroupName=cant48040&version=1.0&source=gale>. The butchery of civilians by Rebel forces.
    “Leader of Sierrra Leone’s Rebels is captured Foday is Paraded through the Capitol, then turned over to authorities.” Seattle Post-Intelligencer 18 May 2000: n. pag. Global Issues in Context. Web. 14 Oct. 2009. <http://find.galegroup.com//‌infomark.do?contentSet=IAC- Documents&docType=IAC&type=retrieve&tabID=T004&prodId=GIC&docId=CJ63390021&userGroupName=cant48040&version=1.0&source=gale>. The capture of the Rebel leader and the parade of him through town.
    Masland, Tom. “Voices of the Children: ‘We beat and killed people...’: Leaders gather at the U.N. this week to discuss the world’s kids, including child soldiers. NEWSWEEK went to Sierra Leone to talk in depth with four real experts.” Newsweek13 May 2002: n. pag. Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. Web. 23 Oct. 2009. < http://find.galegroup.com//.do?contentSet=IAC-Documents&docType=IAC&type=retrieve&tabID=T003&prodId=OVRC &docId=A85590491&userGroupName=cant48040&version=1.0&source=gale>. The sad stories of four boys and their time at war.
    Work Cited.
  • Reno, William. “When peace is worse than war; in Sierra Leone, a classic case of do-goodism gone bad.” The New York Times 11 May 2000: n. pag. Global Issues in Context. Web. 14 Oct. 2009. <http://find.galegroup.com//‌infomark.do?contentSet=IAC- Documents&docType=IAC&type=retrieve&tabID=T006&prodId=GIC& docId=A62065639&userGroupName=cant48040&version=1.0&source =gale>. The peace accord that was signed that eventually failed.
    “Sierra Leone: court convicts 2 more of war crimes in civil war.(Foreign Desk)(WORLD BRIEFING AFRICA).” The New York Times 3 Aug. 2007: n. pag. Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. Web. 20 Oct. 2009. <http://find.galegroup.com//‌infomark.do?&contentSet=IAC- Documents&type=retrieve&tabID=T004&prodId=OVRC&docId=A1671 45089&source=gale&srcprod=OVRC&userGroupName=cant48040&v ersion=1.0>. Conviction of two more rebels who committed warcrimes.
    Whitelaw, Kevin. “When kids go to war.” U.S. News & World Report 8 Jan. 2001: n. pag. Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. Web. 20 Oct. 2009. <http://find.galegroup.com//.do?&contentSet=IAC- Documents&type=retrieve&tabID=T003&prodId=OVRC&docId=A6870 7717&source=gale&srcprod=OVRC&userGroupName=cant48040&ve rsion=1.0>. When children go to war and are forced to do cruel things an can now be convicted for them.
    “Will there be justice?(arrest of Sierra Leone’s rebel leader Foday Sankoh.” U.S. News & World Report 29 May 2000: n. pag. Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. Web. 20 Oct. 2009. <http://find.galegroup.com//‌infomark.do?&contentSet=IAC- Documents&type=retrieve&tabID=T003&prodId=OVRC&docId=A6227 7361&source=gale&srcprod=OVRC&userGroupName=cant48040&ve rsion=1.0>. The arrest of Sierra Leone’s leader.
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