washingtonpost.com
Home   |   Register               Web Search: by Google
channel navigation
 The Day in Photos
 Top Story
 News Video/Audio
 The Week in Review
 
 On Assignment
 On the Lightbox
 Best of the Post
 
 Photos From:
   OnPolitics
   Nation
   World
   Metro
   Business/Tech
   Sports
   Live Online
   Style
   Entertainment
   Education
   Travel
   Health
 
 FAQs
 Tools & Resources
 Contact Us
 Related Links
On Assignment

 Sierra Leone

The Western powers
intervened to stop the bloodshed
in Kosovo last year in a conflict
that generated wide publicity.
Yet the world all but ignored the
gratuitous cruelties against civilians
at the same time in Sierra Leone's
civil war. Writer Steve Coll and
photographer Michel duCille report
from Africa's wounded heart. Read the Full Story


Maimed victims sheltered at a camp in Freetown, Sierra Leone, give a human face to a civil war of brutal savagery. Enter Victims Gallery


  From the strutting pretensions of the revolutionís leaders
to the war-weary faces of its child warriors, Sierra Leone reveals its rebel players. Enter Rebels Gallery


    Live Online
      Steve Coll, managing editor of the Washington Post, and Post photography editor Michel duCille fielded questions
      and comments about this article. Read the transcript.


    For More Information
      See the Sierra Leone Page in the World section.

    Credits
      Story by Steve Coll
      Photography by Michel duCille
      Design by Jayne Matricardi
      Photo Editing by Jane Menyawi
      Production by Christina De Los Santos
      Caption Editing by Kim Kostyal, Ju-Don Roberts, Ben de la Cruz



washingtonpost.com
Home   |   Register               Web Search: by Google
channel navigation