US Govt. Praises Hassan Bility, GJRP -For courageous work against impunity

MONROVIA – In acknowledgment of the sterling work that the Global Justice and Research Project is doing in Liberia to provide data on acts of war and heinous crimes perpetrated against the citizens during and after the bloody civil conflict, the United States Embassy, through the office of the Global Crime Justice has glowingly praised Mr. Hassan Bility for pushing the case for justice in Liberia.

Making the assertion via Twitter on October 7, 2022 following a meeting with civil society actors, United States Ambassador At Large for Global Criminal Justice (GCJ), Dr. Beth Van Schaack, noted the important role that Mr. Bility and his GJRP group are playing to bring justice victims of war crimes and end the culture of impunity in Liberia.

“Hassan Bility is doing amazing and courageous work for Justice for all Liberians through the organization Global Justice & Research Project. The U.S. supports these important efforts for justice!” Amb. Van Schaack said.

Her statement followed last Thursday’s meeting with Liberian civil society actors to discuss their work and brainstorm on how the U.S. and Liberia can partner to support human rights and justice and accountability for victims of Liberia’s civil wars.

Those attending the engagement were from Center for Transparency and Accountability in Liberia (CENTAL), NAYMOTE-Liberia, Global Justice and Research Project (GJRP), The Carter Center Liberia, Liberia Council of Churches, Liberia National Bar Association, the Female Lawyers Association of Liberia, among others.

“The United States has stood and will continue to stand by the Liberian people in their work toward justice,” the US Embassy had noted in a press release.

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