Sen. Oscar Cooper of Margibi has announced his resignation as an advisor to the Council of Patriots.
Liberian citizens are fed up with what protesters say is a “creeping dictatorship.” The government’s response was to quiet their voices. Not only was this the wrong move from a constitutional perspective, it’s a lost opportunity.
On Sunday, June 9, members of the Council of Patriots, organizers of the Save the State protest, gathered at the headquarters of the All Liberian Party in Old Road to read their petition to the government. Read the full text.
Given the country’s history with past protests, especially the infamous Rice Riot of April 14, 1979, there is growing anxiety among citizens that the June 7 event could have a negative outcome.
Less than two weeks to the planned June 7 protest in Monrovia, prominent lawyer Arthur Johnson has announced plans to petition the Supreme Court to prevent organizers from going ahead with the protest.
On Thursday, May 16, the controversial talk show host Henry Costa arrived in the country to a rousing welcome from the supporters at the Roberts International Airport in Unification Town, Margibi.
The group of ex-rebel generals initially demanded that Representative Yekeh Kolubah surrender himself to them so they could turn him over to the government for questioning. Can you imagine?
The Liberia National Police says it is investigating the death of Matthew Innis, the Deputy Director for Micro Finance in the Regulation and Supervision Department at the Central Bank of Liberia or CBL.