Sierra Leone

Ronald Levy President, International Rescue Committee Joe Conteh Member of Parliament in Sierra Leone for the United National People's Party Secretary General of the UNPP Civil War has been raging in Sierra Leone for almost nine years and the chances of a cease-fire appear unlikely. Just two weeks ago rebel forces entered the capital of Freetown and briefly took control of the center of the city before being pushed back into the hills. This tiny West African country is the poorest in the world, and aid agencies fear a catastrophic humanitarian crisis. Join Ray and his guests for a look at the civil war that's tearing apart Sierra Leone.

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