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Liberia: Milestone Swiss Trial for Wartime Atrocities

Switzerland Should Bolster Efforts in Cases of Serious International Crimes

(Geneva) – The trial of a former Liberian rebel leader arrested in Switzerland for alleged war crimes during Liberia’s first civil war is an important step forward for victims, Human…

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On December 3, 2020, a criminal court in the city of Bellinzona, Switzerland, will convene the trial of Alieu Kosiah, a former commander of the United Liberation Movement of…

Kosiah is the first person to be tried for war crimes in a non-military criminal court in Switzerland and is the…

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