Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights
Liberia TRC Receives Unprecedented Support in Buduburam Refugee Camp as Refugees Turn Out in Dozens to Give Statements
5/21/2007 3:35 PM

Wednesday, 16, May 2007, Buduburam, Ghana:  Dozens of Liberian refugees residing on the Buduburam Liberian Refugee Camp in the Gomoa District, Central Region of Ghana, queued up at statement taking sites to give their statements to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) statement taking team conducting statement taking pilot activities on the camp. The statement taking, which commenced in the afternoon of Monday, May 14, 2007, received an unprecedented high approval rating from amongst Liberian refugees on the Buduburam Camp. Refugees on the camp turned out in the dozens to participate in the process.

The statement taking pilot was conducted by the TRC Diaspora implementing partner, Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights, which brought a four-person statement taking team to