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16 Dec 1996 description

Period covered: 19 November - 16 December 1996

10 Dec 1996 description

Less than a week after a peace agreement was signed by the Government of Sierra Leone and the armed opposition Revolutionary United Front (RUF) to end a bloody internal conflict, more than 150 civilians have been brutally mutilated and killed in the north of the country, Amnesty International said today.

05 Dec 1996 description

Sierra Leone's President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah and Revolutionary United Front (RUF) leader Foday Sankoh signed a peace accord on 30 November in Abidjan, Ctte d'Ivoire, ending more than five years of civil war in Sierra Leone. The agreement called for the immediate cessation of hostilities, the demobilization and disarmament of the RUF and its integration into the national army.

02 Dec 1996 description

SG/SM/6117




Following is the text of a statement by Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali on the signing of the Peace Agreement by the Government of Sierra Leone and the Revolutionary United Front in Abidjan on 30 November:

I am pleased that the Peace Agreement between the Government of Sierra Leone and the Revolutionary United Front (RUF)
has been signed today by President Alhaji Ahmad Tejan Kabbah and the RUF leader, Corporal Foday Saybana Sankoh.
01 Dec 1996 description

ABIDJAN, Cote D'Ivoire (PANA) - Sierra Leonian president Ahmad Tejan Kabbah and the head of the rebel Revolutionary United Front, Foday Sankoh, concluded a peace accord Saturday in Abidjan.

28 Nov 1996 description
report Voice of America

DATE=11/28/96
TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT
NUMBER=2-206806
TITLE=SIERRA LEONE / PEACE (L-ONLY)
BYLINE=PURNELL MURDOCK
DATELINE«IDJAN
CONTENT=

23 Nov 1996 description

This report includes: A) Burundi, Rwanda, Zaire and Tanzania B) Liberia and Sierra Leone.
From P. Ares, Chief, Programming Service. Available on the Internet at WFP Home Page http://www.wfp.org/ or by e-mail from HicksDeb@wfp.org (fax 39 6 5228 2837). For information regarding resources, donors are requested to contact Mr. F. Strippoli or Mr. M. Crosthwaite, WFP Rome, telephone no. 39 6 5228 2504 or 5228 2004.

21 Nov 1996 description

21 November 1996 SG/SM/6112






SECRETARY-GENERAL PLEASED BY AGREEMENT IN SIERRA LEONE, CALLS FOR GOOD FAITH
IMPLEMENTATION



The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for Secretary- General Boutros Boutros-Ghali:

The Secretary-General is pleased to learn that the President of Sierra Leone, Alhaji Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, and Corporal
11 Nov 1996 description

Excerpt from:UPDATE ON THE NUTRITION SITUATION OF REFUGEES AND DISPLACED PEOPLE

08 Nov 1996 description

PART I - HIGHLIGHTS
(Details below in Part II)

07 Nov 1996 description

Clashes in Bo on 29 and 30 October between the Sierra Leonean armed forces and Kamanjoes (traditional hunter groups recently formed into militias) resulted in dozens of casualties. The ICRC immediately dispatched a nurse to the city to join a delegate already at the scene. The two worked with first-aid staff from the Sierra Leone Red Cross Society, evacuating the wounded and visiting the government hospital, which treated some twenty patients suffering from gunshot wounds.

05 Nov 1996 description

Period covered: 22 October - 5 November 1996

25 Oct 1996 description

This report includes: A) Burundi, Rwanda, Zaire and Tanzania B) Liberia and Sierra Leone C) Iraq D) Afghanistan

25 Oct 1996 description

World Food Programme officials in Sierra Leone have found hundreds of emaciated people who were held in virtual slavery by rebels in the strife-torn country. Officials believe thousands more people could be hiding in the bush in similar condition, scavenging for food.

25 Oct 1996 description

World Food Programme officials in Sierra Leone have found hundreds of emaciated people who were held in virtual slavery by rebels in the strife-torn country. Officials believe thousands more people could be hiding in the bush in similar condition, scavenging for food.