Massacre victims ask US judge to convict ex-Liberian colonel for the slaughter
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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-Terrorist Unit "liable for extrajudicial killings, attempted extrajudicial killings, torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, war crimes and crimes against humanity."
The motion, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania says "because there is no issue of material fact in dispute," plaintiffs ask for the court to grant their motion. Victims ask for $US4m in "compensatory and punitive damages."
A U.S. federal court in Philadelphia could pass judgement in the absence of Thomas, who fled to Liberia in 2020....
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