The Philippines revolutionary united front, NDFP, puts the emphasis on solidarity with the Venezuelan people

The Philippines revolutionary united front, NDFP, puts the emphasis on solidarity with the Venezuelan people

Sierra Leone – West Africa – Country Profile – Nations Online Project #sierra #leone, #government, #official #sites, #culture, #business, #guides, #education, #environment, #capital #city, #freetown, #lungi, #bo, #news, #tourism, #travel, #maps, #country #guides, #history, #links http://tickets.nef2.com/sierra-leone-west-africa-country-profile-nations-online-project-sierra-leone-government-official-sites-culture-business-guides-education-environment-capital-city-freetown/  # ___ Sierra Leone…

Sierra Leone – West Africa – Country Profile – Nations Online Project #sierra #leone, #government, #official #sites, #culture, #business, #guides, #education, #environment, #capital #city, #freetown, #lungi, #bo, #news, #tourism, #travel, #maps, #country #guides, #history, #links http://tickets.nef2.com/sierra-leone-west-africa-country-profile-nations-online-project-sierra-leone-government-official-sites-culture-business-guides-education-environment-capital-city-freetown/ # ___ Sierra Leone…

Child Soldiers: Sierra Leone's Revolutionary United Front

Child Soldiers: Sierra Leone's Revolutionary United Front (Paperback)

Child Soldiers: Sierra Leone's Revolutionary United Front

Spread the word, The Revolutionary United Front is coming. ~Captain Poison #BloodDiamond #LeonardoDiCaprio #DjimonHounsou #JenniferConnelly #EdwardZwick

Spread the word, The Revolutionary United Front is coming. ~Captain Poison #BloodDiamond #LeonardoDiCaprio #DjimonHounsou #JenniferConnelly #EdwardZwick

Before the language of social practice emerged, Sara Terry was in Sierra Leone, in 2007, working with Mariam X, a former child soldier who was abducted by the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) at the age of eleven. Terry is no slouch. She is founder of The Aftermath Project and an advocate for photographers’ role in describing and healing traumas following conflict.

The Best Photography Exhibition Of 2015: ‘Conflict and Consequences’ at Beloit College

Before the language of social practice emerged, Sara Terry was in Sierra Leone, in 2007, working with Mariam X, a former child soldier who was abducted by the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) at the age of eleven. Terry is no slouch. She is founder of The Aftermath Project and an advocate for photographers’ role in describing and healing traumas following conflict.

A 12-year-old victim of the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) was taken from her village at ten and forced into sexual servitude. When she attempted to escape they used battery acid to burn off her breast as an example to the other slaves. Photographer: Brent Stirton #brentstirton #photojournalism via Oneshot on Instagram - #photographer #photography #photo #instapic #instagram #photofreak #photolover #nikon #canon #leica #hasselblad #polaroid #shutterbug #camera #dslr #visualarts…

A 12-year-old victim of the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) was taken from her village at ten and forced into sexual servitude. When she attempted to escape they used battery acid to burn off her breast as an example to the other slaves. Photographer: Brent Stirton #brentstirton #photojournalism via Oneshot on Instagram - #photographer #photography #photo #instapic #instagram #photofreak #photolover #nikon #canon #leica #hasselblad #polaroid #shutterbug #camera #dslr #visualarts…

Revolutionary United Front fighters in Sierra Leone.

Revolutionary United Front fighters in Sierra Leone.

In 1998 al Qaeda withdrew its funds from the global banks, shifting to Liberian controlled diamonds in Sierra Leone via the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) known for its atrocities of hacking off limbs, mass rape and abduction of children. RUF general was Ibrahim Bah who trained in Libya under Moamar Gaddafi; fought in Afghanistan; joined Hezbollah; returned to Libya in the late 1980s and he trained Liberian dictator Charles Taylor. By 1991 Bah was the region’s official arms/diamonds…

Liberia Reminds Me of Israel

In 1998 al Qaeda withdrew its funds from the global banks, shifting to Liberian controlled diamonds in Sierra Leone via the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) known for its atrocities of hacking off limbs, mass rape and abduction of children. RUF general was Ibrahim Bah who trained in Libya under Moamar Gaddafi; fought in Afghanistan; joined Hezbollah; returned to Libya in the late 1980s and he trained Liberian dictator Charles Taylor. By 1991 Bah was the region’s official arms/diamonds…

On 7 May 2000 1 PARA group less A company but reinforced by D Company 2 PARA was deployed to Sierra Leone at very short notice to evacuate UK and other civilians threatened by Revolutionary United Front (RUF) rebels and other insurgents around Freetown.

On 7 May 2000 1 PARA group less A company but reinforced by D Company 2 PARA was deployed to Sierra Leone at very short notice to evacuate UK and other civilians threatened by Revolutionary United Front (RUF) rebels and other insurgents around Freetown.

Issa Sesay served as senior military officer and commander in the Revolutionary United Front and AFRC/RUF forces in their insurrection against the government of Sierra Leone. He was said to be subordinate only to Sam Bockarie. He was indicted by the Special Court for Sierra Leone for crimes against humanity and other war crimes, including terrorizing civilians, unlawful killings, crimes against humanity, sexual violence, use of child soldiers, and attacks on UNAMSIL personnel.

Issa Sesay served as senior military officer and commander in the Revolutionary United Front and AFRC/RUF forces in their insurrection against the government of Sierra Leone. He was said to be subordinate only to Sam Bockarie. He was indicted by the Special Court for Sierra Leone for crimes against humanity and other war crimes, including terrorizing civilians, unlawful killings, crimes against humanity, sexual violence, use of child soldiers, and attacks on UNAMSIL personnel.

Sam Bockarie was one of the top leaders of the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) in Sierra Leone. The RUF were reported to have conducted a violent campaign against the civilian population which consisted of collective executions, mutilations, amputations, sexual violence, forced labor in the diamond mines and in the enrollment and use of child soldiers.

Sam Bockarie was one of the top leaders of the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) in Sierra Leone. The RUF were reported to have conducted a violent campaign against the civilian population which consisted of collective executions, mutilations, amputations, sexual violence, forced labor in the diamond mines and in the enrollment and use of child soldiers.

Memunata Kanu stands at the Murray Town amputee camp August, 1999 near Freetown, Sierra Leone. Kanu, 2, was mutilated by the guerrilla forces of the Revolutionary United Front, and is the youngest known survivor of such an attack.

Memunata Kanu stands at the Murray Town amputee camp August, 1999 near Freetown, Sierra Leone. Kanu, 2, was mutilated by the guerrilla forces of the Revolutionary United Front, and is the youngest known survivor of such an attack.

Yannis Behrakis Profile | The Wider Image | ReutersBehrakis takes a self portrait after surviving an ambush by Revolutionary United Front rebels in the jungle of Sierra Leone.  24 MAY 2000.	 SIERRA LEONE, AFRICA.

Yannis Behrakis Profile | The Wider Image | ReutersBehrakis takes a self portrait after surviving an ambush by Revolutionary United Front rebels in the jungle of Sierra Leone. 24 MAY 2000. SIERRA LEONE, AFRICA.

The devastating eleven year civil war in Sierra Leone wreaked havoc across this West African country  from 1991 to 2002.  Throughout the conflict, horrific brutality and unconscionable crimes were committed by forces on all sides of the war.  In particular, children were heavily recruited to become ‘soldiers’ by the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) and the Armed Forces Revolutionary Council (AFRC), the two primary opposition forces, as well as by government forces later in the war.

The devastating eleven year civil war in Sierra Leone wreaked havoc across this West African country from 1991 to 2002. Throughout the conflict, horrific brutality and unconscionable crimes were committed by forces on all sides of the war. In particular, children were heavily recruited to become ‘soldiers’ by the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) and the Armed Forces Revolutionary Council (AFRC), the two primary opposition forces, as well as by government forces later in the war.

In the 1995-1996 Sierra Leone Civil War, South African mercenary company Executive Outcomes was tasked with reclaiming the valuable diamond mines for the country’s government, and crushing the Revolutionary United Front (RUF), who were rebelling with support from a similar group in neighboring Liberia. The company, now defunct, operated efficiently and quickly brought the RUF …   Read More …

In the 1995-1996 Sierra Leone Civil War, South African mercenary company Executive Outcomes was tasked with reclaiming the valuable diamond mines for the country’s government, and crushing the Revolutionary United Front (RUF), who were rebelling with support from a similar group in neighboring Liberia. The company, now defunct, operated efficiently and quickly brought the RUF … Read More …

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