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LANDMARK HUMAN RIGHTS COMPLAINT FILED AGAINST LIBERIA IN WEST AFRICAN COURT FOR FAILURE TO PROVIDE JUSTICE FOR MASSACRE OF SIX HUNDRED CIVILIANS

Media Contact Lisa Cohen (310) 395-2544 / lisa@lisacohen.org ABUJA, Nigeria, October 4, 2022 – The Center for Justice and Accountability, along with its partners the Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) and Debevoise & Plimp

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Collaboration with the Syrian British Consortium: Documenting the 2012 Daraya Massacre

With the support of CJA, researchers at the Syrian British Consortium (SBC) conducted a two-year investigation into international crimes committed during the August 2012 massacre in Daraya, Syria. SBC’s investigation provides a comprehensive analysis o

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U.S. Federal Court Awards Damages to Liberian Victims of Lutheran Church Massacre

Judge calls acts committed by Liberia’s government armed forces “unspeakably brutal” and orders compensation for victims Media Contacts: CJA: Ela Matthews (UK): +44 7862728939 / ematthews@cja.org CJA: Nushin Sarkarati (US): +1 9492901368 / nsarkarati@c

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