Sierra Leone: 1998: a year of atrocities against civilians

During 1998 the scale of atrocities against civilians in Sierra Leone has reached unprecedented levels. Several thousand unarmed civilians, including many women and children, have been deliberately and arbitrarily killed and mutilated by forces of the Armed Forces Revolutionary Council (AFRC) and the armed opposition Revolutionary Front (RUF) since February 1998.

Sierra Leone: a disastrous set-back for human rights

This document summarises the dire state of human rights in Sierra Leone in 1997, and includes recommendations to the national and international organisations present.

Sierra Leone: towards a future founded on human rights

This report outlines the human rights situation in Sierra Leone and the prospects of future peace and of return for those displaced by the fighting.