Former Liberian Rebel Commander Arrested in Switzerland

This follows the arrest in Belgium of another former commander of the National Patriotic Front of Liberia, the former armed group of ex-president Charles Taylor.

  • Liberia:   Ex-Rebel Leader Arrested

    Hirondelle, 16 January 2015

    A former Liberian rebel leader suspected of crimes committed during his country's civil war (1989-1996) has been arrested in Switzerland, the Civitas Maxima organization reported… Read more »

Photo: IRIN

Fighters loyal to former Liberian president Charles Taylor surrender their weapons to UN peacekeepers at a disarmament camp (file photo).

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