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“Massaquoi Could Not Have Been In Liberia In 2002 When He Feared For His Life”

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone – The hearings in the war crimes trial of Gibril Massaquoi got underway on Tuesday after a two week delay because of judges’ illness. The court, held at a secret location, as it had been in Monrovia, heard from three witnesses – a woman and two men. Defense and prosecution teams tried to establish whether Massaquoi could have been in Liberia to commit crimes in 2003 as many Liberian witnesses claimed but while Massaquoi was under witness protection in Freetown. Report by Mae Azango, New Narratives Justice Correspondent ______________________________________________________…

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Liberty Party Steve Zargo Underfire For handing Senate Committee Seat to Prince Johnson

    MONROVIA – Senator Steve Zargo (LP-Lofa County) says his last-minute’s withdrawal from the Senate leadership election to give Senator Prince Johnson (NDR-Nimba Couty) a free ride to the position was because of betrayal from members of his party. According to the Lofa lawmaker, he was not sure whether he would have won had he gone into the election because his own political leader, Senator Nyonble Karnga-Lawrence, and colleague Darius Dillon would not have voted for him. Senator Zargo withdrew last minute into the election for the position of…

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