a terrorist group formed in the 1980s in Sierra Leone; seeks to overthrow the government and gain control of the diamond producing regions; responsible for attacks on civilians and children, widespread torture and murder and using children to commit atrocities; sponsored by the president of Liberia [syn: Revolutionary United Front
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The ruf use the diamonds to fund their war effort, often trading them directly for arms.
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