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Gibril Massaquoi

Facts Gibril Massaquoi is a Sierra Leonean national. He held a leading position within the RUF – a Sierra Leonean rebel group which had close ties to former Liberian President Charles Taylor’s National Patriotic Front of Liberia (NPFL). He was also the spokesperson and assistant to the group’s founder, Foday Sankoh. The RUF invaded Sierra Leone in March 1999, with...
As the trial against Alieu Kosiah opens in Bellinzona, many welcome Switzerland's commitment to international justice. B...
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Emmanuelle Marchand is a Senior Legal Counsel and Investigator for the NGO Civitas Maxima. Like TRIAL International, it...
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Kunti K

07.09.2018 - (Last modified: 25.03.2021)
Facts Kuti K. was born in 1974. He is a Liberian national, naturalized Dutch. He was allegedly a former commander in the United Liberation Movement of Liberia for Democracy (ULIMO) fighting during the First Liberian civil war (1989-1996). The ULIMO was fighting Charles Taylor’s National Patriotic Front of Liberia (NPFL) until 1996.   Legal procedure On 2...

Liberia asked to bring its former warlords to justice

02.07.2018 - (Last modified: 05.07.2018)
A coalition of 76 non-governmental organizations has called for the Human Rights Committee to ask the Liberian governmen...
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Mr George Weah was elected President of the Republic of Liberia on 26 December 2017. It is the first time, since the end...
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Agnès Reeves Taylor

24.10.2017 - (Last modified: 08.07.2020)
Facts Agnes Reeves Taylor was born on 27 September 1965 in Liberia.In 1986, she married Charles Taylor, former director...
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Mohammed Jabbateh

12.08.2016 - (Last modified: 28.04.2021)
Facts Liberian national, Mohammed Jabbateh owns a business in Southwest Philadelphia, PA (USA), shipping containers for...
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Martina Johnson

08.05.2016 - (Last modified: 08.04.2021)
facts Martina Johnson was born in 1970 and is Liberian. Johnson was the commander of The National Patriotic Front of Li...
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Jucontee Thomas Smith Woewiyu

08.05.2016 - (Last modified: 07.04.2021)
Facts Born in 1946 in Liberia, Jucontee Thomas Smith Woewiyu is a former co-founder and one of the leaders of the Natio...
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Alieu Kosiah

08.05.2016 - (Last modified: 21.06.2021)
Facts Alieu Kosiah was a commander of a faction of the United Liberation Movement of Liberia for Democracy (ULIMO)...
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Guus Van Kouwenhoven

02.05.2016 - (Last modified: 07.04.2021)
Facts Guus Van Kouwenhoven is a Dutch businessman, born in 1942. In his capacity as Director of Operations of the Orien...
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