A Dirty War in West Africa: The Ruf and the Destruction of Sierra Leone

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"A Dirty War in West Africa" charts in gripping detail - based on first-band experience - the decade long civil war that brought Sierra Leone to its knees from 1991-2001. The group spearheading the violence, the Revolutionary United Front (RUF), claimed to be freeing the country from corruption and the brutalities of its political class and their foreign allies, but their insurgency killed more than 75,000 people, displaced half the population and destroyed one third of the country's already feeble infrastructure. The RUF ...

A Dirty War in West Africa: The RUF and the Destruction of Sierra Leone 2005, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN

ISBN-13: 9780253218551

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A Dirty War in West Africa: The R.U.F. and the Destruction of Sierra Leone 2005, C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781850657422

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