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'Kosiah sat near bucket with human hearts', plaintiff tells court

Nigeria, 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 'ordered teacher butchered, eaten', alleged victim tells court

Nigeria, Feb. 18 -- Alieu Kosiah commanded rebels in mid-1993 to kill a schoolteacher in Foya, Lofa County, and eat his heart, according to testimony in Mr Kosiah's war crimes trial on Wednesday in th... Read More


Liberia: Alleged Victims Tells Swiss Court Kosiah Ordered Killings, Looting

Liberia, Feb. 17 -- BELLINZONA, Switzerland - A former fighter for the United Liberation Movement of Liberia for Democracy (ULIMO) told the Swiss Criminal Court Tuesday that Alieu Kosiah ordered the k... Read More


Alleged victim tells Swiss court how 'Kosiah ordered killings, looting'

Nigeria, Feb. 17 -- BELLINZONA, Switzerland - A former fighter for the United Liberation Movement of Liberia for Democracy (ULIMO) told the Swiss Criminal Court Tuesday that Alieu Kosiah ordered the k... Read More


First Witness in Kosiah Trial Says Ex-Rebel General Killed Brother, Six Others

Liberia, Feb. 16 -- BELLINZONA, Switzerland - The first victim in the war crimes trial of Alieu Kosiah testified on Monday, as the court resumed after an 8-week break, telling the court harrowing deta... Read More