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Sierra Leone / Unrest #430369

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, May 19, 1999
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report introduced.

(Accra: Catherine Bond) An African parallel to the crisis in Kosovo in the nation of Sierra Leone examined; details given of the conditions of a cease-fire in the fight between the government and rebels. [Jesse JACKSON - calls for a commitment to Africa.] [Sierra Leone information minister Julius SPENSER - recalls the lack of reaction from the international community to the recent murders in Freetown.] [Sierra Leone President Tejan KABBAH - recalls the prior peace agreement with the rebels; describes the atrocities against civilians.]

Bond, Catherine;
Shaw, Bernard

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