Awaiting appeal judgement, current appeal proceedings, and appeal hearings announcement: Alieu Kosiah, Gibril Massaquoi, and Kunti Kamara cases.

Awaiting appeal judgement, current appeal proceedings, and appeal hearings announcement: Alieu Kosiah, Gibril Massaquoi, and Kunti Kamara cases.  Bellinzona, Switzerland – The appeal proceedings of the case of Alieu Kosiah, a former United Liberation Movement of Liberia (ULIMO) commander, took place before the Swiss Federal Criminal Court (FCC) from January 11 to February 3, 2023. Mr. Kosiah, who […]

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Juges d’un jour et crimes de masse

One-day judges and mass crimes OPINION. The oral proceedings of  French trials surprised our columnist Alain Werner, director of Civitas Maxima, during the trial of Liberian warlord Kunti Kamara, which was just held in Paris. Appearing before a French “Cour d’assises” is a fascinating dive into the principle of orality, with a court that includes both […]

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Liberian rebel convicted in Paris, Kenya’s first crimes against humanity case: November war crimes round-up

Geneva Solutions’s monthly “war criminal hunt” round-up, in collaboration with Geneva-based NGO Civitas Maxima. “The November edition of our round-up gives, as always, information about current extra-territorial cases for international crimes – including the verdict on the ground-breaking case in Paris that we mentioned last time. It also highlights efforts to prosecute such crimes in […]

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Liberian ex-rebel tried in Paris, Moscow denies world court jurisdiction: October war crimes round-up

Geneva Solutions’s monthly “war criminal hunt” round-up, in collaboration with Geneva-based NGO Civitas Maxima. “Once again our monthly round-up is a testimony of the importance of extra-territorial cases for international crimes, with cases on Ukraine, Liberia, and Kenya making significant progress this past month. As I type, I am with my colleagues at a Paris […]

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Kunti Kamara : Ex-commandant libérien de ULIMO condamné à la réclusion criminelle à perpétuité pour crimes contre l’humanité et 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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