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West African Zones of Peace and Local Peacebuilding Initiatives

West African Zones of Peace and Local Peacebuilding Initiatives

In the context of civil war in Côte d’Ivoire and Sierra Leone, the line between “armed actors” and “communities” was porous, creating a situation where peacebuilders spanning these categories in some cases had special access to armed actors for the purposes of negotiation.

Civil Resistance Amid Civil War

Civil Resistance Amid Civil War

Civil resistance— in particular, the creation of peace territories— can be used to resist not only authoritarian regimes but also violence itself.