Ex-child soldiers to sue UK firm that hired them to be mercenaries in Iraq – The Guardian

Posted November 18th, 2016 in armed forces, children, Iraq, news, psychiatric damage, security companies, Sierra Leone by sally

‘Two former child soldiers have threatened legal action against the private security company Aegis Defence Services over psychological harm they say they suffered when the company recruited them as adults to work as mercenaries in Iraq.’

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The Guardian, 18th November 2016

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Deportation battle for footballer who fled death threats from secret society – The Guardian

Posted November 26th, 2007 in asylum, deportation, news, Sierra Leone by sally

“Bangura, 19, escaped trafficking, witchcraft and threats to mutilate him in his home country of Sierra Leone to play professional football in the richest league in the world. Today, that dark past will come back to haunt him as his fight against a Home Office deportation order reaches its final stage.”

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The Guardian, 26th November 2007

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

International Tribunals (Sierra Leone) Act 2007

Posted June 22nd, 2007 in international courts, legislation, Sierra Leone by sally

International Tribunals (Sierra Leone) Act 2007 published.

Full text of Act (PDF)

Source: www.opsi.gov.uk