Author Archives: Ansumana Konneh

OP-ED: President Weah and the Existential Liberian Dilemma

OP-ED: President Weah and the Existential Liberian Dilemma

On June 7, during a mass citizen protest against rising government inefficiency, economic hardship, public mismanagement, and incompetence, the Government of Liberia said it blocked social media for “national security” reasons. Many, especially the press and civil society organizations, have labeled it as a way of curtailing free speech and muzzling the press.

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