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War Crimes: Final witness backs plaintiffs' allegations Kosiah murdered civilians

Nigeria, Feb. 28 -- The final witness in the war crimes trial of Alieu Kosiah, called by Swiss state prosecutors, took the stand on Friday and gave testimony corroborating the claims by plaintiffs tha... Read More


Alleged War Crimes: Another Kosiah defence witness testifies against him

Nigeria, Feb. 28 -- There were more extraordinary scenes in the trial of Alieu Kosiah for war crimes in Switzerland on Thursday when the second of Mr Kosiah's own witnesses, there supposedly to back h... Read More


Kosiah Defence Witness Refuses to Leave Switzerland Saying His Life in Danger

Nigeria, Feb. 25 -- The war crimes trial of Alieu Kosiah was thrown into turmoil on Thursday as one of the Liberian witnesses flown to Switzerland to testify on Mr Kosiah's behalf told the court he wi... Read More


Kosiah defence witness refuses to leave Switzerland, says his life is in danger

Nigeria, Feb. 25 -- The war crimes trial of Alieu Kosiah was thrown into turmoil on Thursday as one of the Liberian witnesses flown to Switzerland to testify on Mr Kosiah's behalf told the court he wi... Read More


Liberia: Court Hears Kosiah's Defense Against 'Liars' and 'Manipulators'

Liberia, Feb. 23 -- BELLINZONA, Switzerland - War crimes suspect Alieu Kosiah delivered a forceful rebuke to six plaintiffs who brought the war crimes case against him here in the Swiss Federal Crimin... Read More


Liberia: Kosiah Killed Teenage Boy on 'Black Monday,' Judges Hear

Liberia, Feb. 22 -- BELLINZONA, Switzerland - War crimes suspect Alieu Kosiah shot and killed a teenage boy in Voinjama in 1994, a man claiming to have witnessed the incident, told the Swiss Federal C... Read More


Kosiah killed teenage boy on 'Black Monday', witness tells judges

Nigeria, Feb. 22 -- War crimes suspect Alieu Kosiah shot and killed a teenage boy in Voinjama in 1994, a man claiming to have witnessed the incident, told the Swiss Federal Criminal Court on Saturday.... Read More


Liberia: Kosiah Sat Near a Bucket with Human Hearts, Court Hears

Liberia, Feb. 20 -- BELLINZONA, Switzerland - Alieu Kosiah sat near a bucket filled with human hearts in Foya, Lofa County in the mid-1990s, a man told the Swiss Federal Criminal Court prosecuting the... Read More


Kosiah Killed People "for Common" Plaintiff Tells War Crimes Trial

Liberia, Feb. 20 -- BELLINZONA, Switzerland - Alieu Kosiah killed a man for refusing his order to carry looted goods in the Kolahun region of Lofa County in 1993, a witness told the Swiss Federal Crim... Read More


Kosiah killed people with ease, plaintiff says at war crimes trial

Nigeria, Feb. 20 -- BELLINZONA, Switzerland - Alieu Kosiah killed a man for refusing his order to carry looted goods in the Kolahun region of Lofa County in 1993, a witness told the Swiss Federal Crim... Read More