Ahmed Tejan Kabbah

18 October 2004 by our correspondent

The TRC report devotes no less than 60 pages to the turbulent relationship between the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the Special Court for Sierra Leone. Working in parallel with the TRC, the court is mandated to try a handful of suspects thought to be chiefly responsible for crimes committed during the civil war.

13 March 2006 by KELVIN LEWIS

Samuel Hinga Norman is currently the most well-known defendant standing trial before the Special Court for Sierra Leone. He is also the most controversial. Three years after his arrest, the former head of the Civil Defense Forces (CDF) kicked off his defense with some high caliber witnesses.