Monthly Archives: June 2011

80 year-old recalls atrocities

000An eighty year-old man, D.Samura of Sulima chiefdom, Koinadugu district has confessed and apologised to all those he wronged during the war. Pa Samura was asked for mercy during the Fambul Tok reconciliation ceremony in Kankaya on May 19, 2011.  … Continue reading

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AFRC collaborator asks for mercy

000Fambul Tok has expanded to Bombali District in Sierra Leone, and new truth-telling bonfires there have inaugurated several instances of confession, apology and forgiveness. One of the men who collaborated with the then Armed Forces Revolutionary Council (AFRC) during Sierra … Continue reading

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Woman confesses to burning a house during the war

000A woman who was captured and forced by the then Revolutionary United Front (RUF) rebels during to set a house ablaze has heaved a sigh of relief and now walks as a free person. H.S, now in her late twenties,  … Continue reading

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Rebel collaborator explained why he led troops

000Since the war was declared over in Sierra Leone, B.K (alias ‘laugh to me’) of Madina village, Makari Gbanti chiefdom, Bombali district has been living in constant fear. His fear was that despite the end of hostilities, he was still … Continue reading

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