Alieu Kosiah

Appeals court convicts Liberian Alieu Kosiah of crimes against humanity

A Swiss appeals court on June 1 confirmed a 20-year prison sentence for Alieu Kosiah, former commander of an armed group in Liberia in the 1990s. Kosiah was already the first person convicted of war crimes by a Swiss civil court. Now he is also the first to be convicted of crimes against humanity.
By Antoine Harari in Bellinzona (Switzerland)
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