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Alieu Kosiah
Switzerland: Kosiah convicted in first universal jurisdiction trial
On June 18, after three months of deliberations, judges of the Federal Criminal Court in Bellinzona found former Liberian warlord Alieu Kosiah guilty of war…
Drawing of Alieu Kosiah during his trial in Switzerland
Judgment awaited in Alieu Kosiah war crimes trial
The trial of former Liberian rebel fighter Alieu Kosiah ended on March 5 in Switzerland. Accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in…
Dessin d'un avocat des victimes dans le procès Kosiah, en Suisse. © Leslie Lumeh
In Swiss trial, Liberian victims tell chilling tales of Alieu Kosiah
The trial of Alieu Kosiah, accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity, resumed on February 15 in Switzerland. Six of the seven plaintiffs took…
Kosiah: “You can jail me for a thousand years, I fear no one!”
The long-awaited trial of former Liberian warlord Alieu Kosiah began this week in the southern Swiss town of Bellinzona with questioning of the accused. According…
Trial of Liberian Alieu Kosiah opens in Switzerland
Alieu Kosiah, a former Liberian warlord, is the first person to be tried in Switzerland for war crimes before a civil court. His trial has…