This Liberian lawyer has withstood presidents, multinationals and militias

This article is part of an editorial partnership with the Fund for Global Human Rights. Twenty-two years ago Alfred Brownell could see a problem. The government of his country, Liberia, was awarding contracts for the exploitation of natural resources without consulting local communities; forest and mineral resources were being taken away with no questions asked. … Continue reading This Liberian lawyer has withstood presidents, multinationals and militias