Sierra Leone elections: Six-month extension implications and challenges

Dec 2002
Is the grant of a six-month extension to the government of Sierra Leone ahead of elections a poor decision or a golden opportunity for national unity? Dr Dennis Bright analyses the situation in this speech.

Sierra Leone, the conflict and the world

Jun 2001
How has the international community's focus on Sierra Leone really affected its people? This speech by Dr Dennis Bright, given at the Conflict, Development and Peace Network Conference, explores the positive and negative impacts.

The balancing act: The current situation regarding the Truth and Reconciliation Commission within the broader political and security framework

Nov 2000
'It is only when the truth has been told that real reconciliation will begin'. Dr Dennis Bright, Commission for the Consolidation of Peace, explores the benefits and challenges of setting up a Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Sierra Leone.

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