Universal Jurisdiction in Switzerland: Challenges for the War Crimes Trial of Alieu Kosiah

Tetevi Davi and Stella Nasirumbi - 24th February 2021

On 3 December 2020, the trial of the Liberian former militia commander, Alieu Kosiah, opened in Switzerland’s Federal Criminal Court. It is a trial of many firsts, with Kosiah being the first Liberian to be tried in connection with atrocities committed during the country’s civil wars, and the first person tried for war crimes in […]

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