From Radio France Internationale:

A former banker and UN director who was no stranger to Liberian politics, Sirleaf was handed a mandate to advance transitional justice and grow her country.


According to Dr. Jeremy Levitt, a US professor and international lawyer who was brought in to help shape the legal architecture for the country’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, it was a euphoric moment. “It represented a moment of change, of new opportunity, of trying to reconcile the past, of post conflict justice,” he told RFI. “And she ushered in an era of hope that was needed for the country at the time.”

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