As Calls For Establishment Of War, Economic Crimes Court Continues, Rights Activists Senesi Recalls

Mr. Luwamah S. Senesi,Jr.

As the debate for the establishment of War and Economic Crimes Court in Liberia continues, a member of the Liberia civil rights activists and advocates, Mr. Luwamah S. Senesi, Jr. in an exclusive interview with reporters in Monrovia  recalled how he was allegedly attacked and severely beaten Ofori Diah, former general of the defunct Independent National Patriotic Front of Liberia (INPFL) allegedly upon the orders of former general Prince Y. Johnson now a Senator in the Liberian Senate from Nimba County.

Speaking to reporters, Mr. Senesi explained his ordeal that at that time during the 1990 brutal civil war, at the headquarters of the Liberia National Police there where he was allegedly flogged for calling for the establishment of War and Economic crimes court in Liberia to prosecute suspected war crimes perpetrators for crimes committed against humanity during the 15 years Liberian civil war.

As a matter of fact, Mr. Senesi was also allegedly attacked for the second time on October 16, 2019 on the same basis but manage to report his case to the LNP for redress with the help of one Mr. Boima K. Metzger, who was the national coordinator of Mr. Senesi’s organization known as “The Foundation for the Rights of Women and Children (FRWC).

He further recounted that he noticed clearly that while he was being attached and flogged allegedly at the hands of the former INPFL leader Prince Johnson’s men identified as Ofori Diah and general power, he lost all of his properties that were in his possession.

However as the news of Mr. Senesi’s flogging hits the air, Mr. Prince Johnson quickly took the air waves and denied ever ordering the flogging of Mr. Senesi who is now seeking for justice.

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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.

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