NPR logo Pro-democracy leader ZAINAB BANGURA (ZI-nab bahn-GUHR-rah)

Pro-democracy leader ZAINAB BANGURA (ZI-nab bahn-GUHR-rah)

Pro-democracy leader ZAINAB BANGURA (ZI-nab bahn-GUHR-rah)

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Pro-democracy leader ZAINAB BANGURA (ZI-nab bahn-GUHR-rah). She is a humanrights activist and pro-democracy leader in Sierra Leone. She's beenthreatened both by the government and the rebels because of heroutspokenness.We'll speak to her about the situation as it stands right now.TBA12:58:30 NEXT SHOW PROMO (:29) PROMO COPY On the next Fresh Air. . . We talk about the controversial efforts tobring peace to Sierra Leone. As part of the agreement to end the civilwar, members of the rebel forces were invited to participate at high levelsof governmentthese were the same people who committed atrocities such ashacking off the limbs of children. We'll speak with anthropologist JOSEPH OPALA (oh-PA-la) and pro-democracyleader ZAINAB BANGURA (ZI-nab bahn-GUHR-rah). That's coming up on the nextFresh Air.