By David Cornell and Ela Matthews | Today marks the 10th anniversary of the final report of Liberia’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) on the abuses committed prior to and during Liberia’s 14 years of (…)
The former Liberian rebel leader Alieu Kosiah has been cleared of involvement in a massacre, but he remains in detention in Switzerland awaiting a trial, accused of war crimes. The Federal Criminal Court has thrown (…)
By Ela Matthews, Nushin Sarkarati, Megan Corrarino and Elizabeth Nielsen | Victims of human rights abuses abroad scored a win recently, when the U.S. District Court for Eastern Pennsylvania ruled in Jane W. et al. (…)
(By ROBBIE COREY-BOULET Associated Press) - ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) - Switzerland has arrested an ex-Liberian rebel commander accused of participating in civilian massacres during the country's first civil war in the 1990s, the suspect's brother said this week. Alieu Kosiah, a...