Liberia: Woewiyu U.S. Plea Talk Dismissed

The lead U.S. attorney prosecuting the Federal case against former politician Thomas Woewiyu has declined comments on any notion that the U.S. may seek potential witnesses from Liberia, or whether he would cut Woewiyu a deal.
  • Liberia:  'Woewiyu Has Right to Fair Trial', Prosecutor Dismisses Plea Talk

    FrontPageAfrica, 22 May 2014

    While awaiting a trial date by a federal Magistrate Judge in Philadelphia, U.S. prosecutors have indicated signs they may allow accused Ex-Liberian rebel spokesman and Defense ... read more »

  • Liberia:  U.S. Prosecutor Explains Bail Rejection - Woewiyu 'Flight Risk'

    FrontPageAfrica, 21 May 2014

    "There was a detention hearing and Mr. Woewiyu was ordered detained by a U.S. Magistrate judge. The judge found that he (Woewiyu) was a flight risk, and so she ordered him detained ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Woewiyu Denied Bail

    The New Dawn, 19 May 2014

    Thomas Woewiyu, former Minister of Defense of the defunct rebel faction, National Patriotic Front of Liberia, or NPFL, appeared before a three-federal judge panel with one judge ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Woewiyu Denied Bail in the U.S

    The Inquirer, 19 May 2014

    The United States Federal Court in Philadelphia, on Friday denied Liberian former Labor Minister, Jucontee Thomas Woewiyu bail and has ordered him further detained as he awaits ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Tom Woewiyu 'Lied', Detained for Perjury

    The New Dawn, 19 May 2014

    The Honorable "Tom" Jucontee Woewiyu - the acid-tongued, pseudo-revolutionary and member of the legendary Association for Constitutional Democracy in Liberia (ACDL); founding ... read more »

  • Liberia:  No Chance - in Woewiyu's Hometown, Residents Say Senate Bid Over

    FrontPageAfrica, 15 May 2014

    When news broke on Monday evening in Grand Bassa County about the arrest of prominent Bassa citizen, Jucontee Tom Woewiyou, in the United States of America, a lot of concerns were ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Woewiyu Indictment Implications - What Message U.S. Sending?

    FrontPageAfrica, 15 May 2014

    There have been some suggestions that U.S. authorities have been tracking Woewiyu's movement and may have some concerns about his recent movement especially with Burkina Faso, ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Woewiyu Denied Bail in U.S. Case

    FrontPageAfrica, 19 May 2014

    U.S. lawyers successfully convinced a Federal judge Friday that Tom Woewiyu, accused of knowingly lying on U.S. immigration papers, did not deserve to leave Federal prison on ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Who Will Testify Against Woewiyu? Ex-TRC Commish, Others in Mix

    FrontPageAfrica, 16 May 2014

    The arrest of former President Charles Taylor's National Patriotic Front of Liberia (NPFL) Defense Minister is reeling repercussions in Liberia as hands have allegedly begun to ... read more »


Jucontee Thomas Woewiyu.