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Home Ex-US Diplomats to Take Stand in Woewiyu Trial Today Staving children during the war. Woewiyu as NPFL spokesman says it never happened. Photo: James K. Fasuekoi/The AfricaPaper

Staving children during the war. Woewiyu as NPFL spokesman says it never happened. Photo: James K. Fasuekoi/The AfricaPaper

Civilians fled Monrovia as NPFL destroyed the city. Photo: James K. Fasuekoi/The AfricaPaper
Civilians fled Monrovia as NPFL destroyed the city. Photo: James K. Fasuekoi/The AfricaPaper
Thousands of Liberians trapped in then "Greater Liberia" flocked into the Mount Barclay buffer zone on the out-sketch of Monrovia in 1991. The await the official re-opening of the main Monrovia Kakata-Gbarnga Highways that connects the rest of the country to the capital. While some came eager to enter Monrovia to search for lost relatives separated the NPFL-AFL war into its second year. Many too advantage of this single act by the faction to seek respite from harassment and brutality by the NPFL. Others escape the faction's territories known as "Taylor Land." Former NPFL spokesperson-later Defense Minister Jucontee Thomas Woewiyu led a high-powered NPFL delegation to this elaborate event, accompanied by other NPFL officials including lawyer Francis Garlawolo, NPFL chief of staff Gen. Isaac Musa and the front's information minister, Joseph Wolobah Mulbah(not in this photograph). Photo: James K. Fasuekoi/The AfricaPaper