-As Victims Of Civil War Demand Justice, Stage Protest
By R. Joyclyn Wea
A peaceful match for Justice took placed on Monday, November 12, 2018 in Liberia.
Addressing the media in Sinkor, one of the organizers of the match Emmanuel Savile said now is the time that Justice prevails for victims of the brutal civil war.
He noted that it is banning upon the CDC led government to ensure that individuals who committed heinous crimes against peaceful Liberians face justice for their actions.
He called on the United Nations and the United States Government to get involved with the speedy establishment of the war and economic crimes court in the country adding “it is the surest way to reconciling the nation.”
He further emphasized that victims of the crimes remain steadfast in their quest for justice until their demands are met.
Meanwhile, one of the victims of the Liberian fourteen years civil crisis, Joseph Kannah who lost his father called for the immediate establishment of the war and economic crimes court in Liberia.
He asserted that unless the court is established for individuals or perpetrators of these crimes to answer to crimes they committed, reconciliation remains far from realization in the country.
He stressed that the promotion of justice is paramount to the progress and sustenance of peace in the livelihood of every Liberia.
Accordingly, he is asking the lawmakers to act on his recent petition to that honorable body relative to the death of his father.
At the same time, Police Inspector General, Patrick Sudue thanked the protesters for the manner in which they conducted themselves.
Sudue named four different protests that took place on Monday adding that they were all peaceful.
He further applauded officers of the Liberia National Police for the level of professionalism exhibited during the Monday’s protests across Monrovia.