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Our work in Sierra Leone
The BBC World Service Trust is focusing on governance and human rights in Sierra Leone. We are working with a wide range of partners to contribute to fair and peaceful elections, and to raise public awareness, understanding and debate about the mechanisms of ‘transitional justice'. More about our work in Sierra Leone
Communicating Justice reporter wins major journalism award
Liberian journalist Joseph Cheeseman has been reporting on the trial of former President Charles Taylor for over two years. He was recently named Journalist of the Year at the Press Union of Liberia awards.  Read more
Communicating justice across continents
How did the BBC World Service Trust help West Africans to follow the Charles Taylor trial as it unfolds in the Netherlands?  Read more
Community radio breaks down barriers
Sulakshana Gupta on how a new radio show is championing women's issues in Pujehun, Sierra Leone.  Read more
At the Crossroad in Mile 91
“Okada” rides and blackouts: Adolphus Williams, journalism mentor in Mile 91, Sierra Leone describes his work at Radio Gbafth.  Read more
Giving voters a voice
We are working in partnership with Sierra Leonean broadcasters and international and national non-governmental organisation (NGOs) to tackle poor access to information, widespread rumours and misinformation, and the marginalisation of women and young people in the 2007 presidential and legislative elections.   Read more
Related links
A National Conversation - Bridging the gap between leaders and citizens
More about our work in Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone elections 2007 survey
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