Sierra Leone Update NPR's Mike Shuster reports that the United Nations has accused a Nigerian-led intervention force of atrocities in the west African nation of Sierra Leone. The UN report accuses the force, known as ECOMOG, of summarily executing civilians suspected of supporting Sierra Leonean rebels. ECOMOG has been fighting the rebels on behalf of Sierra Leone's elected government.
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Sierra Leone Update

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Sierra Leone Update

Sierra Leone Update

Sierra Leone Update

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Mike Shuster reports that the United Nations has accused a Nigerian-led intervention force of atrocities in the west African nation of Sierra Leone. The UN report accuses the force, known as ECOMOG, of summarily executing civilians suspected of supporting Sierra Leonean rebels. ECOMOG has been fighting the rebels on behalf of Sierra Leone's elected government.