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Liberia's rural reign of terror

Many Liberian families are living in appalling conditions at the mercy of rebels and fighters who backed former President Charles Taylor. In the capital, the deployment of peacekeepers and the installation of an interim government has brought calm. But outside Monrovia, armed gangs are terrorising civilians reports the BBC’s Jonathan Paye Layleh. In central Liberia he heard from families of how food was looted, villages were burnt and girls raped. Some 100,000 people are camped in the small towns strung out along Liberia’s main road into the interior, seeking protection from UN patrols which have begun deploying outside the capital. Full Story

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