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02 Aug 1997 description

FREETOWN =A0 - Sierra Leonean human rights organisations report that armed robberies, summary executions and other human rights abuses have been on the increase since the Armed Forces Revolutionary Council (AFRC) came to power.

02 Aug 1997 description

FREETOWN =A0 - Since the military coup in the west African country of Sierra Leone in May, hundreds of child soldiers have fled from camps for demobilised fighters and are back on the streets armed with AK-47 assault rifles and rocket propelled grenades.