Liberia Acts Against Cross-Border Attacks

The Liberian government has been spurred to act against dissidents allegedly involved with cross-border raids along its border with Cote d'Ivoire following a Human Rights Watch report in June that said the country was being used as a base.

Ivorian militia.

  • West Africa:  ECOWAS Monitors Borders

    New Democrat, 19 December 2012

    In the wake of cross border attacks at the Liberian borders with the Ivory Coast, the West African regional body, ECOWAS says its attention has been drawn to the situation and is ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Border Raids Threaten Liberia

    New Democrat, 10 December 2012

    Cross-border raids into western Ivory Coast have become more violent and better organized, and could have profound effects on security in the region near Liberia if they continue, ... read more »

  • Cote d'Ivoire:  Gbagbo's Mercenaries Jailed in Liberia

    The New Dawn, 30 October 2012

    Contrary to the Liberian Government's denials of media speculations, linking some Liberians to the Cote d'Voire crisis, at least two Liberians have been jailed at the Monrovia ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Beware

    New Democrat, 28 August 2012

    Members of the House defense committee that recently visited Abidjan on a security mission have alerted government authorities in Liberia and Cote d'Ivoire to decisively address ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Cross-Border Arms Syndicate Mercenaries? Paradise, Experts? Qualms

    The Analyst, 20 July 2012

    Liberia having stayed in the furnace of ruinous armed conflict for 16 years, national and external peace architects had thought the country would be spared from the things of war ... read more »

  • Cote d'Ivoire:  Liberian Authorities Arrest Three Suspects in Cross-Border Attack (press release)

    United States Embassy, 19 July 2012

    According to a report in L'Inter (p. 2), Liberian authorities have arrested three individuals allegedly involved in the recent raid by a gang that killed seven peacekeepers in Cote ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Cross Border Tension Falls

    The Informer, 4 July 2012

    Deputy Police Commissioner for Operation, AB Kromah not to panic in any way as situations at the Liberian-Ivorian borders were "fast improving" and that there were no form of ... read more »