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Sierra Leone

Foday Saybana Sankoh

Date of Birth: 17 October 1937
Place of Birth: Masang Mayoso, Tonkolili District, northern Sierra Leone
Died: 29 July 2003


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Snow white

The outspoken former revolutionary cadre has courted controversy before and was a defence lawyer for the Sierra Leonean warlord Foday Sankoh...


The accused

Two have died: Foday Sankoh in gaol Sam Bockarie killed in Liberia some say on Charles Taylor's orders...


Five years

Taylor got most of his weapons through Burkina Faso and RUF leader Foday Sankoh later got similar facilities...


No peace without justice

Revolutionary United Front leader Foday Sankoh died in custody in July 2003 and Sam Bockarie the RUF's former battlefield commander was killed in Liberia in May 2003...


Peace deals and petro-wealth

The UN Special Court is struggling: rebel kingpins Foday Sankoh and Sam Bockarie died last year and the Court's main target Charles Taylor is for now out of reach in Calabar Nigeria...


See you in court?

The death in custody of Revolutionary United Front leader Foday Sankoh on 29 July is the latest blow to the United Nations-backed Special Court's efforts to bring those most responsible for the Sierra Leone conflict to justice...


Kabbah's cabal

Presidential candidate Pallo Bangura was vilified for betraying the gaoled leader Foday Sankoh...


Polling in peace

The Revolutionary United Front is unhappy about a Kabbah landslide and not all the former rebels support RUF presidential candidate Pallo Bangura who stood in place of the gaoled RUF leader Foday Sankoh...


Heading for the door

Foday Sankoh whom they want as their presidential candidate is on trial for murder sick and in any event ineligible because he is not a registered elector...


New rebels, new danger

This time RUF leaders are involved in the national reconciliation process though their top man Foday Sankoh remains in detention...


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