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” 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”
Opposition Party Launches Final Campaign Rally in the Streets of Liberia, After Gov’t Refused Use of Public Facilities
“An official of the party told this outlet that the motive behind the Unity Party led government refusal is because its standard bearer, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is contesting the elections for second term and refusing to permit their party the use of those facilities is the government fearing that the opposition CDC will out perform the Unity Party last Saturday’s campaign rally and only want the images from their rally to remain in the psychics of the Liberian voters until the elections as a psychological ploy that will give the impression the huge gathering indicates the Unity Party is the choice of the Liberian people for this year’s elections and ultimately lure them to vote for the party”.
The newly crowned Standard Bearer of the Congress for Democratic Change, CDC, Cllr. Winston Tubman barely two weeks after take over from soccer legend, George Weah as head of the once powerful opposition party, appeared before the people’s parliament, known as Haitaye Center (CENPID-” Center for the Promotion of Intellectual Development”) on Carey Street yesterday in Monrovia. Apparently, Cllr. Tubman… Read More ›
“Information corroborated by sources within the General Auditing Commission and Liberian foreign missions in the United States, the GAC will dispatch their auditing team next month to audit Liberian Permanent Mission at the United Nations and Embassy in Washington DC.”
ECOWAS Leaders Reluctant to Use Force: Fear of Being Bogged Down in Urban War and the Potential Reprisals on Millions of people from Ghana, Nigeria and Burkina Faso living in the Ivory Coast
France 24- A delegation of African leaders left the Ivory Coast late Monday after failing to convince Gbagbo to cede power to Ouattara, who has been internationally recognised as the winner of the Ivorian election of November 28. The joint AU-ECOWAS statement said Gbagbo had “agreed to negotiate a peaceful end to the crisis without… Read More ›
Int’l Coup D’etat in Ivory Coast: Ousting Gbagbo- Applying the Laws of the Jungle, “Might Makes Right”
“Calling for Laurent Gbagbo, a legal, constitutional, and legitimate President of Ivory Coast to cede power a person who is an illegal, unconstitutional and illegal winner of the Ivorian election to be President of the Ivory Coast is a very bad dangerous precedents we see unfolding championed, unfortunately by the International community. There is nothing anywhere called legitimate force ECOWAS can use as excuse to evade the sovereignty of the Ivory Coast and overthrow a legitimate President and replace him with a illegitimate winner of the Ivorian election as President of Ivory Coast”.
“The government of Liberia has decided that there will be refugee camps established in Liberia for Ivorian refugees,” he said. The refugees will only be integrated into local communities where international aid groups offer support, Kanwea said.
“Nigeria President and Chairman of the Economic Community of West Africa States,(ECOWAS), Goodluck Johnathan said on Wednesday the three-man Presidential delegation to deliver an ultimatum to embattled Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo to step down or be forced from office by the West Africa bloc, will be returning to Abidjan on January 3, 2011 for further negotiation. “They came back to give a report, but they are going back”, The ECOWAS boss said. ” People are negotiating. We are discussing. That is why they are going back”. The Nigeria leader did not give details of the negotiation”.
Liberia is noted for its uncharacteristic hospitality, hardly found anywhere else and it surely came into focus when Ivorians fleeing the crisis in Ivory Coast for safety and fear that the conflict could burst into a full blown war are entering Liberia daily by the thousands. According to Liberia Information Minister Cletus Sieh in an interview with BBC Focus… Read More ›
AFP – Ivory Coast strongman Laurent Gbagbo’s regime rejected Saturday an “unacceptable” threat by West African leaders to oust him through force, branding it a “Western plot directed by France.” Ahoua Don Mello, spokesman for Gbagbo’s government, also warned military action by members of the Economic Community of West African States could put millions of… Read More ›