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La Guerre d’Algérie

“War is an act of violence that has no limit.”[1] Upon Algerian independence in 1962, France and its former colony could look back at an armed conflict that had lasted for eight years, cost the lives of close to half … Continue reading

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The Sierra Leone Civil War

As a direct consequence of the abolitionist movement’s campaigns in Britain, the settlement called Freetown was founded 1787 for emancipated slaves. Initially consisting of the so-called black poor from Britain and Nova Scotia, it later would become home for the … Continue reading

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