The Cannibal Warlords of Liberia

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The Cannibal Warlords of Liberia

An enlargeable map of the Republic of Liberia
map of the Republic of Liberia (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
VICE travels to West Africa to rummage through the messy remains of a country ravaged by 14 years of civil war. Despite the United Nation's eventual intervention, most of Liberia's young people continue to live in abject poverty, surrounded by filth, drug addiction, and teenage prostitution. The former child soldiers who were forced into war have been left to fend for themselves, the murderous warlords who once led them in cannibalistic rampages have taken up as so-called community leaders, and new militias are lying in wait for the opportunity to reclaim their country from a government they rightly mistrust.

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Produced by Andy Capper

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