Past Adm. Ignored Plights Of War-Affected Youths…Local NGO Claims; Wants New Gov’t Help To Rehabilitate Victims

Past Adm. Ignored Plights Of War-Affected Youths…Local NGO Claims; Wants New Gov’t Help To Rehabilitate Victims By Morrison O.G. Sayon A local Non-governmental Organization, Courageous People Inc. has blamed the past administration of former President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf for ignoring the plights of war-affected youths thus, leaving them to become drug users. In an exclusive interview, Pastor Christiana Wilson, the Executive …

Oriental Lodge No.1 Identifies With Group Of 77

Oriental Lodge No.1 Identifies With Group Of 77 By Lincoln Barcon The Oriental Lodge No.1 in collaboration with the Queen Esther Chapter No.1 of the Masonic Organization yesterday presented food and non-food items to the Group of 77 in Monrovia.  The two charitable organizations as part of their annual calendar of event on Armed Forces Day’s celebration identified with members …

31 Retired LRA Employees Seek Redress…For Alleged Wrongful Retirement

31 Retired LRA Employees Seek Redress…For Alleged Wrongful Retirement By Lincoln Barcon     Thirty one former employees of the Liberian Revenue Authority (LRA) have petitioned members of the 54th Legislature seeking redress for the alleged wrongful retirement.     In a communication to Plenary last Thursday, the retired employees said they are constrained to inform members of the House of Representative …

War Crimes Issue Cropping Up Again…20 Civil Society Groups Urge Pres. Weah

War Crimes Issue Cropping Up Again…20 Civil Society Groups Urge Pres. Weah Twenty international, African and Liberia-based human rights organizations have sent an open letter to incoming Liberian President George Weah. In the communication, the groups have called on President Weah to fulfill Liberia’s obligations to investigate and prosecute wartime atrocities and urge him to make accountability a priority for …

Civil Society Raises Issues…Against Land Rights Act

Civil Society Raises Issues…Against Land Rights Act By Timothy T. Seaklon A Civil Society group, Liberians for Change Movement (LCM) in conjunction with professional Liberians has raised serious issues relative to the passage of the Land Rights Act.     According to a LCM statement under the signature of its Chairman, Mr. John Yedea Brownell, the Land Rights Act, when enacted, …

UNMIL Refuses to Pay Damages To Flogged Employee?…Seeks Int’l Rights Group’s Intervention

UNMIL Refuses to Pay Damages To Flogged Employee?…Seeks Int’l Rights Group’s Intervention It appears that the concept in Africa that no justice for the poor seems to be a reality as the United Nations Mission in Liberia {UNMIL} has vehemently refused to render due justice to one of its employees after being brutally and mercilessly flogged by the Jordanian Police …

Flogged UNMIL Employee Languishes In Agony…Still Seeking Gov’t’s Intervention

Flogged UNMIL Employee Languishes In Agony…Still Seeking Gov’t’s Intervention Despite the many publications on the alleged flogging of an employee of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) by some Jordanian Police working with UNMIL, the Mission is said to be ignoring the plight of Mr. Dominic Howard as he languishes in perpetual pains. Information gathered by this paper revealed …

Sex Trafficking Affects 4.5m Women…LAFSO Discloses; Conducts Awareness Against Sexual Violence

Sex Trafficking Affects 4.5m Women…LAFSO Discloses; Conducts Awareness Against Sexual Violence By Lincoln Barcon The Liberia Association of Female Sociologists (LAFSO) has disclosed that estimated population of 4.5m women and children are affected globally by forced sexual exploitation and sex trafficking. The Executive Director of LAFSO, Comfort M. Gray made the disclosure at the close of a ten-day awareness against …