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.
Fighters loyal to former Liberian president Charles Taylor surrender their weapons to UN peacekeepers at a disarmament camp (file photo).
Hirondelle, 3 October 2014
Martina Johnson, a former close aide of Liberian ex-president Charles Taylor suspected of war crimes during her country's civil war, has been released from jail while… Read more »
Liberia: Hunt for 'Octopus Strategists'
NEWS, 25 September 2014
The arrest of Martina Johnson, former frontline commander of Charles Taylor's National Patriotic Front of Liberia (NPFL) marks the beginning of the hunt of those who allegedly… Read more »
FrontPageAfrica, 25 September 2014
When celebrated photographer Gregory Stemn set out to publish his widely-acclaimed book, When Darkness Falls; Liberia Conflict Through Images; he had no idea that much of the… Read more »
Liberia: Ex-Rebel Arrested for War Crimes
Hirondelle, 19 September 2014
Martina Johnson, a former rebel commander under Charles Taylor, was arrested in Belgium on Wednesday, suspected of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Liberia's civil war,… Read more »
HRW, 19 September 2014
The Belgian authorities' arrest of a Liberian for alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity during Liberia's first civil war is a major advance for justice. Read more »
FrontPageAfrica, 19 September 2014
Martina Johnson, a frontline commander, notoriously regarded as a fierce female fighter who "did a lot of dirty work in terms of secret killings" in Charles Taylor's National… Read more »