West Africa: Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone: a human rights crisis for refugees and the internally displaced

Between February and April 2001, Amnesty International delegations visited Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone to interview refugees and internally displaced people. This report provides an overview of the delegations’ findings together with information on human rights abuses obtained subsequently and on the context in which these abuses are taking place. It concludes with recommendations for immediate action to be taken by governments, armed political groups and the international community.

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