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Police Charge Man in Bar Fight Connected to Rep. Acarous Gray

Police Charge Man in Bar Fight Connected to Rep. Acarous Gray

The Liberian National Police has charged a 32-year-old man for assaulting another man at a bar in Sinkor, in a case where Rep. Acarous Gray was accused of ordering the assault.

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.  

Gov’t and Protesters Dispute Reason for not Presenting Petition

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.

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.

U.S. Embassy Issues Rare Rebuke of Gov’t Officials, Prompting Suspension of Eugene Fahngon

The U.S. Embassy in Monrovia has issued a harsh statement, rebuking public officials for making comments that it says impedes progress in Liberia.

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