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Sierra Leone

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Overview

Sierra Leone is beginning to find its feet after emerging from a war that finally ended in 2002 and saw Charles Taylor hauled before the International Criminal Court on various charges of crimes against humanity.

Travelers are beginning to trickle back into the country as it begins to share its beaches, inland sights and extensive history. Read accounts of Sierra Leone from the handful of Matadorians who have journeyed to the nation.

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