Sierra Leone’s War Victims: Letters Proved Sirleaf Funded Mayhem

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Sierra Leone’s war Victims, left, and President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Charles Taylor, right

WASHINGTON, DC – New damaging allegations to the character, stature and international reputation of outgoing Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf have surfaced, as victims of the Sierra Leone’s war allegedly directed by Charles Taylor and led by the late Corporal Foday Sankoh have decided to pursue an international legal action against the Liberian leader and the ex-president of Burkina Faso.

According to the victims, they feel compelled to bring legal actions against President Sirleaf and former Burkina Faso’s president Blaise Compaoré for financing and supporting the training and material acquisition of the NPFL rebels of Charles Taylor and the RUF rebels of the late Foday Sankoh.

The victim group says two letters from both Dr. Byron Tarr and the late Harry Greaves respectively indicate that Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf organized and financed the war that left them disfigured for life.

See and click links below for the letters:

Byron Tarr’s Letter to Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf – 1990

Harry Greaves’ Letter On ACDL’s fundraising – Scan 13-May

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Source: Globe Afrique Media

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.