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Liberia: Farmers Demand 'Balance' Payment In Land Deal with Equatorial Palm Oil in Grand Bassa County

Liberia, March 22 -- Editor's Note: This story is the first of a two-part series on growing tension between Equatorial Palm Oil and villagers in Grand Bassa County over land rights. JOGBAHN CLAN, Gra... Read More


Massacre victims ask US judge to convict ex-Liberian colonel for the slaughter

Nigeria, March 17 -- The Centre For Justice and Accountability (CJA) has filed on behalf of four victims asking court to find Moses Thomas, a colonel in the AFL and commander of its Special Anti-Terro... Read More


Liberia: Kosiah Demands US$1.5M in Compensation

Liberia, March 5 -- BELLINZONA, Switzerland - Alieu Kosiah has demanded the Swiss Federal Criminal Court pay him 1,356,000 Swiss Francs (US$1.458 million) for compensation for the six years he has spe... Read More


War Crimes: Kosiah demands US$1.5m compensation

Nigeria, March 5 -- Alieu Kosiah has demanded the Swiss Federal Criminal Court pay him 1,356,000 Swiss Francs (US$1.458 million) for compensation for the six years he has spent in detention awaiting t... Read More


Liberia: Kosiah's Defense Cites Plaintiffs' 'Errors' in Final Arguments

Liberia, March 4 -- BELLINZONA, Switzerland - The defense team of Alieu Kosiah has pointed to "errors" and "contradictions" between stories witnesses told Swiss investigators in the war crimes case an... Read More


In final arguments, defence says witnesses' 'errors' undermine case against Kosiah

Nigeria, March 4 -- The defence team of Alieu Kosiah has pointed to "errors" and "contradictions" between stories witnesses told Swiss investigators in the war crimes case and the testimonies they hav... Read More


Liberia: Kosiah Accusers Ask for LD1.5 Million Each

Liberia, March 3 -- BELLINZONA, Switzerland - All seven Liberians who filed the war crimes lawsuit against Alieu Kosiah in Switzerland are asking for 8,000 Swiss Francs or roughly LD1.5 million each i... Read More


War Crimes: Seven Kosiah accusers ask for LD1.5 million each

Nigeria, March 3 -- All seven Liberians who filed the war crimes lawsuit against Alieu Kosiah in Switzerland are asking for 8,000 Swiss Francs or roughly LD1.5 million each in compensation. "In Switz... Read More


Liberia: Prosecutor Pushes Court to Convict, Jail and Sanction Kosiah

Liberia, March 2 -- BELLINZONA, Switzerland - Alieu Kosiah should be convicted of all the war crimes charges he faces, jailed for a maximum 20 years and then barred from entering Switzerland for 15 ye... Read More


Prosecutor pushes court to convict, jail and sanction Kosiah

Nigeria, March 2 -- Alieu Kosiah should be convicted of all the war crimes charges he faces, jailed for a maximum 20 years and then barred from entering Switzerland for 15 years, prosecutors said on M... Read More