Bringing Women to the Table to Address Sexual Violence

Bringing Women to the Table to Address Sexual Violence By Mary Robinson, The New York Times June 11, 2014 In war zones, rape is a weapon. We cannot claim to be serious about stopping war crimes if we do nothing to prevent and punish these heinous acts – and if women are not part of the solution every step of the way. Thanks to the rallying efforts of William Hague and Angelina Jolie, dozens of foreign ministers and legions of advocacy groups are

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Country Profile: Liberia

By Genocide Watch 3 August 2012   Liberia “Land of the free” is a West African country that was founded by free American and Caribbean slaves in 1820. On July 26th 1847, the country declared itself the Republic of Liberia making it the continent’s first republic.  The country’s first president was Joseph Jenkins Roberts and Liberia’s Constitution mirrored that of the United States. Roberts incited ethnic tensions by denying the country’s

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Liberia: Denounce Christians' Petition By All Africa 28 March 2013   The Liberia Concerned Community for Constitutional Reform (LCCCR) in collaboration with the National Muslim Council of Liberia (NMCL) has called on the National Legislature to denounce the petition presented by the Liberia Christian Community last week. The request of the Muslims came in the wake of a formal letter dated March 19, 2013, addressed to the National Legislature

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Archived Updates

28 June 2012 "Bill for war crimes court hits legislature" By Heritage 19 June 2012 "Liberia land disputed heighten in Bomi" By the Dawn 19 June 2012 "Government warns against inflaming ethnic tension" By Design 06 June 2012 " Ivorian government prosecutes war criminals from Cote d'Ivoire in Liberia," By Human Rights Watch 6 June 2012 " Ivory Coast attacked from Liberia" By Reuters 6 June 2012 " Liberian militas attacking Ivorian Villages" By Fox

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