Various shots in Koidu and Pakistani Battalion UNAMSIL base including shots of Sierra Leoneans on street, disused buildings, vendors, signs, soldiers in
uniform, a post office. Various shots of people registering to vote outside the post office. A man seated at a table fills out Voter Registration Forms for people in line. Another man at the
registration table marks a woman's thumb with ink. CU Voter Registration Form.
A man named Mr. Kombaya [sp?] shows the camera person the former site of a commercial bank where he says many people died during the war. He points out a
large hole in the ground inside the bank. He says that all of their houses were vandalized during the war. Outside, he points to another vandalized building in the distance that he says that
camera person should see. More shots of voter registration area outside Koidu post office.
Shots from a moving vehicle past a market area and homes. As the vehicle drives past a grassy field, a off-camera voices says that this is the main mining
area. The vehicle then drives into an area surrounded by barbed wire and UN armored trucks.
[Trip to Kono district, part 2 of 5 - Koidu b-roll / voter registration / drive to mining area]
Trip to Kono district, continued.
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