Liberian

By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 16th, 2014
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By Jones Nhinson Williams As human beings, there are times that we forget to allow our conscience to act. This is normal but there are other times we must use or allow our conscience to play a role. At this moment, it is time for my president, our president and the president of Liberia, Ms. […...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 18th, 2013
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Johnson Sirleaf is a reforming President, but the Liberian state still answers more to external organisations than its own people. A decade ago on August 18th, 2003, the Accra Comprehensive Peace Agreement brought Liberia’s 14 year civil war to an end. As this small West African country faded from th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 20th, 2013
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Minnesota Declaration: “A Call for Justice for victims of Liberia’s civil war” On April 20-21, 2013, Liberians under the auspices of the Coalition for Justice in Liberia (CJL) comprised of Liberian human rights advocates in collaboration with international human rights organizations, assembled at the...
By IndepthAfrica
In Liberia
Jul 26th, 2012
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Liberians are observing 165 years of independence Thursday. To mark the occasion, the Liberian Diaspora in the United States held a one-day symposium in Washington to discuss their role in the reconstruction and development of their country, and the importance of dual citizenship. Former Liberian for...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 23rd, 2012
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South Africa is helping Liberia with its elections, the Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB) said on Monday. The MDB met a 10-person delegation from Liberia on Monday, during a two-week study tour hosted by the Independent Elections Commission (IEC). The Liberian delegation was impressed by the level of...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 22nd, 2012
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Perched on vast acres of land dotted with concrete buildings marked in colourful chalk, Buduburam Refugee Camp on the outskirts of Accra, Ghana, has always been a place of transit for Liberians. Camp dwellers are like expectant passengers on a flight whose destination is still undetermined. Most of t...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 3rd, 2012
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For far too long, dictators and warlords who have inflicted extensive atrocities on the African people have gone unpunished. But this record of impunity is changing, thanks to the long arm of international justice. Increasingly, Africans suspected of committing crimes against humanity are under inves...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 27th, 2012
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President Sirleaf won the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize and should know that the oppression and exclusion of any group is anathema to Alfred Nobel’s vision of an equal society. On Friday, 13 January 2012, a University of Liberia gay rights student activist and his supporters were stoned by other students on...
By benim
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Nov 15th, 2011
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The woman selected by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to help bring about peace and reconciliation in Liberia says she’s prepared for the task. Leymah Gbowee, co-winner of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, says Liberia’s inability over the years to approach the issue of reconciliation directly has been add...
By benim
In Election
Nov 6th, 2011
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Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf urged voters on Saturday to ignore a poll boycott called for by her rival, saying the move was illegal and intended to intimidate Liberians. Her calls were echoed by both the United States and West African regional body ECOWAS who criticised the move and indic...