Tag Archives: University of Liberia

Lawyer Says ‘Big Hands’ Preventing Arrested Students From Bail

A lawyer representing 21 incarcerated defendants who were arrested by the Liberian National Police is warning that “big hands” with the Executive Branch are intimidating insurance companies to prevent them from issuing bonds to his clients.  

Anxiety Increases in Liberia Amid Fears That June 7 Protest Could Turn Violent

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.

Liberia National Bar Association Disapproves of New Supreme Court Justice’s Induction

A ceremony marking the official induction of Judge Yusif Kaba as the new associate justice to the Supreme Court became sour on Monday following a statement from the president of the Liberia National Bar Association, Tiawan Gongloe, stating that the lawyers organziation disapproved of Kaba’s induction.

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