Former RUF commander arrested in Finland over war crimes and crimes against humanity allegedly committed in Liberia

Former RUF commander arrested in Finland over war crimes and crimes against humanity allegedly committed in Liberia On Tuesday, March 10, Gibril Massaquoi, a Sierra Leonean national, was arrested in Tampere, Finland, by the Finnish police who suspect that he committed war crimes and crimes against humanity in Liberia between 1999 and 2003. The crimes […]

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U.S./Belgian citizen arrested for his alleged participation in the trade of “blood diamonds” during Sierra Leone’s civil war.

U.S./Belgian citizen arrested for his alleged participation in the trade of “blood diamonds” during Sierra Leone’s civil war Michel Desaedeleer, American and Belgian citizen, was arrested in Spain this week, pursuant to a European arrest warrant. He is suspected of having participated, with former Liberian President Charles Taylor and the Sierra Leonean rebels of the […]

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