Friday, October 13, 2017 - 09:16
By Alain Werner
Beginning on October 2, Mohammed Jabbateh, also known as “Jungle Jabbah,” a former United Liberation Movement of Liberia for Democracy (ULIMO) commander during Liberia’s First Civil War, has stood trial in Philadelphia. He is accused of lying about his wartime actions on his US asylum claim in the late 1990s.
This is the first time that victims will testify in a criminal trial about the First Liberian Civil War. The trial is also a unique and historical step by the US attorney’s office to present a war...