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.
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 ...
FrontPageAfrica, 19 October 2018
Watta Kanneh, 68, struggles to draw water from a creek next to towering palm trees, where she and other villagers make palm oil in two blackened drums sitting over huge fire… Read more »
Maher Massacre survivor Watta Kanneh meets Mammie Bernard, the woman who saved her life.