Amid growing pressure for the government to establish a war crimes court to prosecute atrocities committed during the country’s 14-year civil war, citizens of Tuzon, the hometown of slain President Samuel Kanyan Doe in Grand Gedeh, have condemned the calls.
A Liberian in the U.S. has filed a lawsuit against those who he alleges are the main perpetrators and sponsors of atrocities committed against civilians, including violence, torture, and rape, during the country’s bloody civil war.
An alleged perpetrator of the July 30, 1990 massacre at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Monrovia has been sued in a U.S. court in Pennsylvania.
The National Museum of Liberia, which was neglected during Liberia’s protracted civil crisis and saw many of its items stolen, has come alive again.
Nimba’s Sen. Prince Johnson and former rebel leader of the defunct Independent National Patriotic Front of Liberia has stated that he has no regrets over his role in the 14-year civil crisis.
The first presidential debate to feature top candidates concluded with Alexander Cummings of the Alternative National Congress emerging as the clear winner.
Joseph Boakai’s tenure as vice president of Liberia has been relatively quiet, particularly when considering the attention lavished on the president in whose administration he serves.
With Vice President Joseph Boakai’s selection of Nuquay as his running mate, there is a palpable sense of disappointment in Nimba. Citizens of Liberia’s second most populous county had counted on Boakai naming a running mate from the county, especially as he visited Nimba just a few days before he announced his choice.