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    Sierra Leone Transnational Issues - 2006
    https://theodora.com/wfbcurrent/sierra_leone/sierra_leone_issues.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Disputes - international:
      domestic fighting among disparate rebel groups, warlords, and youth gangs in Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone perpetuate insurgencies, street violence, looting, arms trafficking, ethnic conflicts, and refugees in border areas; UN Mission in Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL) has maintained over 4,000 peacekeepers in Sierra Leone since 1999; Sierra Leone pressures Guinea to remove its forces from the town of Yenga occupied since 1998

      Refugees and internally displaced persons:
      refugees (country of origin): 65,433 (Liberia) (2005)


      NOTE: The information regarding Sierra Leone on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Sierra Leone Transnational Issues 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Sierra Leone Transnational Issues 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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    Revised 06-Jun-06
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