Tuesday 21st May 2024

Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone

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Sam “Maskita” Bockarie

Sam Bockarie was the Battlefield Commander for the Revolutionary United Front (RUF). In 1999 he broke with RUF leader Foday Sankoh and fled to Liberia. He was killed in Liberia in May 2003 and his body was turned over to the Sierra Leonean authorities. His death was confirmed by the Special Court and the indictment against him was withdrawn on 8 December 2003.

Sam Bockarie Documents