Security Council removes two names from Sierra Leones travel ban list

The two are Colonel Sam Bockarie, also known and Commander Moskita or Maskita of the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) and Corporal Foday Sayabana Sankoh, the former deputy chairman of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces Revolutionary Council (AFRC) and onetime deputy head of State.The Sierra Leonean authorities had confirmed that both men are now dead, UN officials said.The Council resolution said “all States shall prevent the entry into or transit through their territories of leading members of the former military junta and of the Revolutionary United Front.”

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