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LIberia’s Alternative National Congress “Notes With Grave Concern”

ANC Press Release   The Alternative National Congress (ANC) notes with grave concern the arrest of radio talk-show host Henry Costa on charges of making “terroristic threats.”  We believe Mr. Costa’s arrest and detention is unconstitutional and, for the reasons stated below, he should be released promptly. First, on its face the central allegation against Mr. Costa does not provide probable cause for his arrest and detention, let alone for his trial and conviction. According to the writ authorizing Mr. Costa’s arrest, the key allegation against him is that he…

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Liberian Popular Talk Show Host Jailed In Monrovia

…He Challenged President Sirleaf Son To A Fight And is jailed On Terrorism Charges!   The former talk show on Hot FM, Mr. Henry Costa is facing trial at the Monrovia Magisterial Court at the Temple of Justice on charges of Terroristic Threats, Menacing and Criminal Coercion.    The ongoing trial is the result of a complaint filed by the director of the National Security Agency (NSA), Mr. Fomba Sirleaf. The writ reads: You are hereby commanded to arrest the living body (ies) of Henry Costa, to be identified defendant(s) and…

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