Tag Archives: Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Catholic Bishops Push Gov’t to Lead Dialogue for War and Economic Crimes Court

Catholic Bishops Push Gov’t to Lead Dialogue for War and Economic Crimes Court

The Catholic Bishop Conference, which comprises bishops of the Catholic Church, has called on the government to lead the process of a national dialogue for the possible establishment of a war and economic crimes court and full implementation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s recommendations.

U.S. Embassy Issues Rare Rebuke of Gov’t Officials, Prompting Suspension of Eugene Fahngon

The U.S. Embassy in Monrovia has issued a harsh statement, rebuking public officials for making comments that it says impedes progress in Liberia.

War Victims and Perpetrators Living Together in Fear and Anger

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s final report recorded 30 massacres in River Cess, making it the county with the second highest number of mass killings during the wars. Only Lofa saw more. But people here in River Cess say there were many more massacres that the TRC did not cover.

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.