Guinea 2001 Sierra Leoneans Refugees (25 images)

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Thousands of sierra leoneans who had taken refuge in Southern Guinea, and have found themselves trapped in the "Parrot’s Beak" region, close to Gueguedou, tried to flee the region in an effort to escape the fighting. Since January 2001, nearly half of the 140,000 people who had fled to the area have either moved on to seek refuge in Guinea’s interior regions or returned to their own country. Fifty refugees arrive each day in the town of Kenema, in the south of Sierra...
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