The State of Human Rights and Justice for Liberians and Africans in the Diaspora

Join us for an evening discussion about the current and future state of accountability for war crime atrocities in Liberia with keynote speaker Mr. Hassan Bility and special guests, Ms. Massa Washington, Mr. Samuel Kofi Woods and Mr. Al Jerome Anastas Chede.

Light food and drinks will be served. This event is free to register.

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When: March 9, 2018

6:00PM – 8:30PM

Where: New Beginning International Ministry

5609 Foothill Blvd., Oakland, CA 94605

Mr. Hassan Bility is the Executive Director of the Global Justice Research Project (GJRP) located in Monrovia, Liberia. GJRP documents war related crimes in Liberia and seeks justice for victims.

Mr. Bility served as Editor-in-Chief of the Analyst Newspaper under the regime of Charles Taylor, and was arrested and tortured because of his writing. He has testified in several accountability trials against Liberian officials.

Mr. Bility will be honored with this year’s Judith Lee Stronach Award for his phenomenal work advancing human rights in Liberia, at the Center for Justice and Accountability’s 20th Anniversary Gala on March 8th.

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About Cholo Brooks 16097 Articles
Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.