Kunti Kamara: former ULIMO Commander Sentenced to Life Imprisonment for Crimes Against Humanity and Torture

Kunti Kamara: former ULIMO Commander Sentenced to Life Imprisonment for Crimes Against Humanity and Torture Paris, France: Today, the Paris ‘Cour d’assises’, composed of three judges and six jurors, rendered a guilty verdict against Mr. Kunti Kamara, of Liberian and Dutch nationality, for complicity in crimes against humanity, and commission of simple and aggravated acts of […]

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Landmark Human Rights Complaint Filed against Liberia in West African Court for Failure to Provide Justice for Massacre of six hundred Civilians 

Landmark Human Rights Complaint Filed against Liberia in West African Court for Failure to Provide Justice for Massacre of six hundred Civilians  Media ContactLisa Cohen(310) 395-2544 / lisa@lisacohen.org ABUJA, Nigeria, October 4, 2022 – The Center for Justice and Accountability, along with its partners the Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) and […]

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Liberia: US War Crimes Ambassador’s Visit 
Rights Groups Call for Justice for Civil Wars-era Crimes

Liberia: US War Crimes Ambassador’s Visit Rights Groups Call for Justice for Civil Wars-era Crimes (Monrovia, October 4, 2022) – The United States government should stand with victims of civil wars-era crimes in Liberia by signaling its support for a war crimes court to deliver justice and to foster durable peace and stability in the country, eight Liberian and international […]

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Switzerland: Denunciation filed on the attack of a Swiss Journalist by Russian Forces

English version Switzerland: Denunciation filed on the attack of a Swiss Journalist by Russian Forces On August 17, 2022, the Ukrainian NGO Truth Hounds – assisted by Civitas Maxima – filed a denunciation with the Attorney General of Switzerland. Since 2014, Truth Hounds has documented international crimes committed in Ukraine. Truth Hounds’ team has carried out […]

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Former Liberian Government Army General Charged in Philadelphia, United States, in connection with alleged war-time crimes

Former Liberian Government Army General Charged in Philadelphia, United States, in connection with alleged war-time crimes Yesterday, June 23, an indictment charging former Commanding General of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL), Moses Wright, was unsealed. He was charged by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania with fraudulently attempting to obtain […]

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Reasonable Doubt: Gibril Massaquoi acquitted

Reasonable Doubt: Gibril Massaquoi acquitted Finnish District Court dismissed all charges against former RUF spokesman and commander Today April 29th, 2022 the Pirkanmaa District Court in Tampere, Finland, issued its judgement in the trial of Gibril Massaquoi. Mr Massaquoi, former Revolutionary United Front (RUF) commander and spokesman, was charged with murder, aggravated rape, aggravated war […]

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Liberian Plaintiffs Make Swiss and Liberian Legal History

Liberian Plaintiffs Make Swiss and Liberian Legal History Bellinzona, Switzerland – Seven Liberian plaintiffs have made legal history, both in Switzerland and Liberia. They persisted in their quest for justice for over seven years, despite the Ebola outbreak of 2014-2015 and the Covid-19 pandemic of 2020-2021. The Swiss Federal Criminal Court today issued a landmark verdict […]

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Alieu Kosiah case: verdict date announced

Alieu Kosiah case: verdict date announced Alieu Kosiah, former ULIMO commander, stood trial in Bellinzona, Switzerland, in December 2020 and in February 2021 for four weeks for the crimes he allegedly committed in Lofa County, Liberia, between 1993 and 1996. He is charged with 25 counts of war crimes, including murders, forced transports, looting, rape, […]

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