The U.S. Embassy in Monrovia has issued a harsh statement, rebuking public officials for making comments that it says impedes progress in Liberia.
On Thursday, February 28, the Liberian Senate voted to ratify the mineral development agreement signed between the government and Hummingbird Resources, a U.K.-based mineral company.
Nimba’s eighth district representative, Larry Younquoi has called on a senator of the county, Prince Johnson to desist from making threatening statements against individuals supporting the calls for the establishment for a war crimes court in Liberia.
Activists gathered on Monday, November 12 under the banner of the Campaigners and Victims for Justice to stage a peaceful protest calling for the establishment of a war crimes court in the country.
The House Committee on Foreign Affairs of the United States Congress has passed a resolution to support the full implementation of the recommendations made by Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Liberia, including the establishment of an extraordinary criminal tribunal. Members of the committee unanimously voted in favor of the resolution on Wednesday.
The United States Congress has received a resolution calling for the full implementation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s recommendations, including the establishment of an extraordinary criminal tribunal for Liberia.
Sen. Prince Johnson of Nimba has warned against the establishment of a war crimes court in Liberia.
Nimba’s Sen. Prince Johnson has again publicly weighed in on the dual citizenship debate, stressing that lawmakers should not concentrate on the issue.