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Liberian rebel sentenced in Switzerland for war crimes, cannibalism

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A Liberian rebel commander was sentenced in Switzerland to 20 years in jail on Friday for rape, killings and an act of cannibalism, in...

Swiss verdict due in Liberia war crimes trial for rape, cannibalism

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A Swiss court will rule on Friday whether a Liberian rebel commander committed rape, killings and an act of cannibalism in one of the...

Liberian rebel commander shouts out at start of Swiss trial for...

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A former rebel commander accused of involvement in killing civilians, rape and eating pieces of a school teacher’s heart during Liberia’s civil war decried...

Swiss trial begins of Liberian rebel commander accused of cannibalism and...

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A former rebel commander accused of being involved in the killing of 18 civilians and other crimes that included rape and eating pieces of...

States of emergency in Ethiopia, Liberia

Ethiopia, Africa’s second most populous nation, and Liberia declared states of emergency on Wednesday to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, a day...

A tale of two missions

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Cote d’Ivoire and Liberia share more than a border. The two West African nations have a recent history of civil war and upheaval. Both...

Liberia operating Streit Cougars

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Liberia’s armed forces are now operating Streit Cougar armoured vehicles, representing one of the military’s biggest acquisitions since the civil war came to an...

ISS: Liberia’s war criminals may finally face the music at home

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Last week, Liberian President George Weah asked the country’s legislature to establish the Extraordinary Criminal Court to try the perpetrators of war crimes and...

Liberians protest

Thousands of Liberians took to the streets of Monrovia to protest against corruption and economic decline many blame on their once hugely popular president,...

Liberians take to the streets over missing millions

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Thousands of protesting Liberians took to the streets of Monrovia to demand the return of $104 million in cash missing on the...

ISS: South Sudan can learn from Liberia’s road to peace

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Peace is not just about restoring stability after violence. It is also about investing in the structures and institutions that will ensure...

Africom leadership visits Liberia

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US Africa Command senior enlisted advisor, Chief Master Sgt. Ramon "CZ" Colon-Lopez, conducted a site visit to Liberia between 2 and 4...

Former Liberian warlord gets 30 years in US prison

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A former Liberian warlord known as "Jungle Jabbah" was sentenced to 30 years in prison for gaining US asylum by lying about...

Armed Forces of Liberia gets new pilots

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The Nigerian Air Force has finished training two Liberian pilots, the first since the end of that country's civil war in 2003,...

UN peacekeeping mission in Liberia closes

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The United Nations closed its peacekeeping mission to Liberia on Thursday, 15 years after it was deployed in the aftermath of two...

ISS: Is Ellen Johnson Sirleaf a worthy Ibrahim Prize winner?

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Finally, after a three-year drought, the Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership has a winner: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa's first-ever female...

Liberia church massacre survivors sue alleged perpetrator in U.S. court

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Four survivors of a church massacre that killed 600 people during the Liberian civil war on Monday filed a civil lawsuit in...

Liberia’s Johnson Sirleaf wins Mo Ibrahim leadership prize

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Former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has won the 2017 Mo Ibrahim award, designed to improve the quality of African political leadership,...

Farewell ceremony for UNMIL police and military

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After 14 years of serving in the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), an official farewell ceremony was held this week in...

New Liberian president sworn in

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George Weah, a former international soccer star who won the presidency of Liberia last month, promised a crackdown on endemic corruption as...

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