TITLE

The war amputees of Sierra Leone

PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/27/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 13, p1797
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Editorial. Reports on the connection between the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) in Sierra Leone and diamond smuggling from that country; Practice of the RUF of abducting boys and training them to amputate the limbs of civilians; Number of those affected by the war; Need for North Americans to refrain from buying diamonds purchased at the expense of children's lives and limbs.
ACCESSION #
3300930

 

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