Category Archives: TRC

Big shots at the TRC

Recently the TRC had several of the major actors of Liberia’s civil conflict appearing before their public hearings. As you can see from the picture on the left, it was a packed house. On that day in particular Senator Prince Johnson … Continue reading

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Sinoe, River Cess, and Grand Bassa counties

A couple weeks ago I toured three counties with Georgia Tech’s MObile Story Exchange System (MOSES). I was accompanied by my colleague Dickson Fully, IT Manager at the TRC. We went to Sinoe, River Cess, and Grand Bassa counties. Obviously … Continue reading

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Parker and John on UNMIL Radio

This is a little out of date, but I finally acquired the mp3 of my appearance with Parker on UNMIL radio talking about the TRC. This was originally broadcast on June 6th, 2008. The mp3 can be downloaded here. I … Continue reading

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Secret Service and Congress

I’m two weeks behind on my blogging and still pretty busy so I’ll be brief, or at least write a lot hastily. Two weeks ago I was able to go again to Robertsport, and once again it was a lot … Continue reading

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Making Research

That’s what our Liberian research assistants / interpreters told people we were doing when they explained the purpose of our visit. This past week Tom Smyth, a computer science PhD student from Georgia Tech, came over to help start up … Continue reading

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GATECH-1

This past week Georgia Tech purchased a vehicle for their mobile video story sharing project. The idea is that we’ll put a PC with a video camera in the back of an SUV and drive it around Liberia. We’ll have … Continue reading

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Harper

A lot happened in Harper. I took notes so I could better recount it all. If I had had more time, I would flesh this out more. But I don’t. Harper is really pretty and laid back compared to Monrovia. … Continue reading

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Trip to Harper

This past week the TRC started its tour of all 15 counties. They’ll be holding public hearings on the past civil conflict in each county seat. I was able to tag along to help coordinate the updating of the website … Continue reading

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Week 2 – Church, Surfing, Residency

So week two has drawn to an end. Here’s a list of the exciting events that have transpired. I meant to make some of these their own separate posts, but who has time for that? I went to church this … Continue reading

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UNMIL Radio

Last week Fully and I were scheduled to appear on UNMIL radio to talk about the TRC’s website. We were supposed to be at the studio at 3:00. I thought we should leave at 2:00 to get there, but Fully … Continue reading

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