3 RUF REBELS GUILTY OF WAR CRIMES


An international tribunal has found three Sierra Leone rebels guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
RUF leaders Issa Sesay, 38, and Morris Kallon, 45, were convicted of 16 0f the 18 charges, while Augustine Gbao, 60, was found guilty on 14 of the counts.
The Freedom trial of the Revolutionary Union Front rebel leaders, related to S Leone’s 10-year civil war, began in mid-2004.
Many RUF victims in the court sighed with relief at the verdicts.
Sentences will be decided at a later date.

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