The Ministry of Justice has proposed a bill seeking autonomy for the Bureau of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
On Saturday, June 8, 2019, the Liberian government released a statement criticizing the organizers of the June 7 protest for their unwillingness to present their petition to the government; however, the protesters say the government reneged on its agreement to have an elected senior government official receive its petition.
After several meetings with stakeholders, it is now clear that members of the pending mass citizens’ assembly will gather on Capitol Hill to the present their petition to the government on June 7.
Associate Justice Joseph Nagbe of the Supreme Court of Liberia has issued a citation to Justice Minister Musa Dean and the Council of Patriots, the organizers of the pending June 7 protest, for a conference on Monday, June 3.
A group of citizens has filed a petition to the Supreme Court of Liberia to compel Justice Minister Musa Dean to grant a permit to allow for the planned June 7 protest to take place.
Hours ahead of President George Weah’s address to the nation, a communication has leaked to the public showing Justice Minister Musa Dean requesting that the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission launch a “full-scale investigation” into the findings of the General Auditing Commission’s recent report on the US$25 million mop-up funds.
President George Weah has met for the first time with leaders of the pending June 7 protest in Monrovia.
The Press Union of Liberia has written Justice Minister Musa Dean to request an open and impartial investigation into allegations made by the CEO and general manager of Sky Communications Inc., T-Max Jlateh.