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Liberia: Prominent FGM Advocate Condems Threats and Witch-hunt of Rights Advocates Coming from Gov’t Officials
she is well aware that sometimes advocacy in Liberia will mean “putting your life down, standing in the midst of threats, being outcast” but at the end of the day the fundamental rights of Liberians MUST be protected”.
“The soccer legend retired from active football in 2005 five to take a new journey in politics though a first time comer, Weah was chosen to lead his generation to reclaim the future of their country and was elected standard bearer of Liberia’s populous and grassroot party, the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) which took part in the country 2005 elections. The party lost in the runoff to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf after having won the first round by a 28% of the votes”.
Liberians Abroad Give President Sirleaf ‘s “Vision 2030” Cold Feet, Call for TRC Report Implementation, Eradication of Corruption, and Other Vices Instead.
“Across the Liberian Diaspora communities in the United States from Philadelphia to Washington DC, and to Minnesota, “Vision 2030” had a bitter reception and outright rejection. The Philadelphia core vision delegate, head Mr. Nathaniel Kwabo testified to the bitter reception and outright rejection of the President ‘s “Vision 2030” when he narrated in his closing remarks that the team was disappointed in the outcome of the town hall meeting, “we thought you would give us some ideals as to how this vision could move forward but we did not”, Mr . Kwabo concluded”.
” President Sirleaf should also be recommended for prosecution to the ICC for “aiding and abetting” them (warlords) during the war, saying “her financial contribution to the war could be US$10 million, because US$10,000 could not buy any gun and be your contribution towards somebody that you push in the war front to fight”
“The Ellen Regime is continuing to mortgage and sell off the Country in a manner and form that benefit only she and her family and their cronies. THE SAME OLD LIBERIAN STORY CONTINUES, A NEW CHAPTER WITH NEW ACTORS UNFOLDS… BUT THE OLD THEME, SETTINGS AND PLOT REMAINS”.
Liberia: Lawmakers Accuse President Sirleaf of Shielding U S Citizen Son to Evade Taxes in the United States
“The Liberian House of Representatives over the weekend accused President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of concocting a scheme to shield her son, Robert Sirleaf , a United States citizen to evade taxes in the United States by appointing to as head of Liberia lucrative National Oil Company on a pro bono basis”.
“The stakes are high and as such the west and President Sirleaf’s friends need to back off from this gay rights fight, it is a battle which does not worth fighting because from the onset, it is defeated and in the next hundred years, gay rights will never be accepted in Liberia; Liberians would rather choose to die with starvation or obliterated from the face of the earth than to accept gay rights in their country”.
Liberia: President Sirleaf’s Son Accused of Harassing the Media, Files $11Million Libel Suit Against Newspaper
” The use of lawsuits to muzzle the free press into submission may be a show of power because of privilege, but it inarguably threatens our new democracy and undermines the dynamic leadership credentials of his mother.” According to him, in all libel actions, for a publication to be considered as outrageous and actionable, it must go beyond all possible bounds of decency so as to be regarded as utterly intolerable by every reasonable standard”.
U S Takes President Sirleaf to Task for Not Supporting Gay Rights, Country’s US Aid Could Be Threatened
“The Obama administration chastised one of its most favored world leaders Tuesday, expressing “surprise and concern” over reports that Liberia’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning president was defending a law criminalizing gay acts”.
“The failure of President Sirleaf to raise her right hand to conform with the constitution and legal essence of taking an oath, which then binds that person to uphold the oath he or her is taking and can be reprimanded if it is breached, raises the stick that, the Liberian President did not take her oath office since it was not done properly and needs to be re-administered just as president Barrack Obama Oath of Office was re-administered the next day by Chief Justice John Roberts the next morning in the White House because the Oath of Office was mistakenly read by the Chief Justice.”