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Samay Massacre Survivors Call for Justice Through a War Crime Court

Samay Massacre Survivors Call for Justice Through a War Crime Court

As calls for the establishment of war and economic crimes court in Liberia intensify, victims and survivors of the infamous Samay Massacre have joined, demanding the prosecution of those who carried out the massacre here in 1994 that killed 28 people and destroyed 22 houses.  

Over Calls for War Crimes Court, Nimba Lawmaker Warns Senator Prince Johnson Against Threatening Comments

Nimba’s eighth district representative, Larry Younquoi has called on a senator of the county, Prince Johnson to desist from making threatening statements against individuals supporting the calls for the establishment for a war crimes court in Liberia.

U.S. House of Representatives Passes Resolution to Support War Crimes Court in Liberia

Amid the growing call for the establishment of a war crimes court, the United States House of Representatives has passed a resolution to reaffirm strong U.S.-Liberia ties and call for full implementation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s recommendations, including the establishment of a special war crimes tribunal.

U.S. Congress Committee Passes Resolution to Support War Crimes Court in Liberia

The House Committee on Foreign Affairs of the United States Congress has passed a resolution to support the full implementation of the recommendations made by Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Liberia, including the establishment of an extraordinary criminal tribunal. Members of the committee unanimously voted in favor of the resolution on Wednesday.

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