Calls for Justice, Reparations Over Liberia's Maher Massacre

The 2002 Maher Massacre is one of the last mass killings of the Liberian civil war (1989 - 2003). Watta Kanneh, 68, lost 13 relatives in the massacre: her husband, four sons, a daughter, a daughter-in-law and six grandchildren, including a one-week-old baby. Just five survived. "Hundreds" of people were killed in the massacre, according to the Catholic Justice of the Peace Commission.



Seeking Justice and Reparations over Maher Massacre in Liberia

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Scar tissue makes it difficult for Watta Kanneh, 68, a survivor of the Maher Massacre, to draw water from a creek in Morris Town, Bomi County. The 2002 Maher Massacre is one of the last mass killings ...

Maher Massacre survivor Watta Kanneh meets Mammie Bernard, the woman who saved her life.

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