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However, a somersaulting move, the Labor Congress on April 30, again wrote Atty. Woods: “We are constrained to inform you that the Liberia Labour Congress has decided to withdraw the invitation extended to you to serve as Keynote Speaker on the 2019 International Labour Day Program due to some circumstances.” The letter which was signed the Chairman of the Labour Congress, Hannah M. Karbo, did not give reasons for the reconsideration of their decision. News 

George Weah-led Government Sanctioning Human Rights Lawyer?

  MONROVIA – The Liberia Labour Congress was constrained to rescind its decision to make Atty. Samuel Kofi Woods keynote speaker of this year’s May Day (Labour Day) celebration after a confrontation from the Ministry of Labour, FrontPage Africa has gathered. Atty. Woods, a human rights lawyer and activist, is renowned for being vocal in speaking against ills in society and bad governance. On March 29, 2019, the Liberia Labour Congress extended an invitation to Atty. Woods requesting him to serve as keynote speaker of the May Day Celebration in…

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Kofi Woods say no justice no peace

Monrovia – Human Rights lawyer, Atty. Samuel Kofi Woods says peace in Liberia is illusive unless the government changes the way it is dealing with the citizenry by protecting them, providing basic services and doing what is right. He says a government that discriminates is unjust to the people and cannot have total peace. “A government, which discriminates, is an unjust government. A government with untouchables is an unjust government”, says Atty. Woods Speaking at the Juah Sarwee Memorial Institute, Borough of New Kru Town during the induction of Student…

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Kofi Woods Challenge President Sirleaf Govt To Take him to Court

M O N R O V I A—Woods is challenging the government of Liberia to take him to court to enable him answer to his stewardship at the Public Works Ministry. Said Woods: “I therefore challenge the government to do what is right, take me to a court of competent jurisdiction to answer for my stewardship”. The human rights lawyer indicated that he is grateful that Liberia is reaching a point where the culture of impunity will be addressed by officials accounting for their actions. “I am grateful that we…

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Liberian Rights Activist Chides President Sirleaf for Bad Governace

President Ellen Johnson is being blamed for the level of hardship in the country. Her former Public Works and Labour Minister, Samuel Kofi Woods said it is because of the poor performance of the President`s leadership that Liberians are encountering hardship. “The bad leadership of Madam Sirleaf in our country should be held fully responsible for all the hardships that we are going through during this period of time,” Minister Woods noted. Though he did not provide enough details of the president’s poor leadership style, Mr. Woods, however, highlighted other…

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Kofi Woods Calls For Aid To Liberia

Monrovia – With Liberia making significant strides to defeat Ebola, all attention is now shifting towards the recovery process of the country and the government is appealing for international support in the process. Individual Liberians are also making frantic efforts to secure donors support for the country. Atty. Samuel K. Woods, former Public Works Minister who during the outbreak negotiated for the shipment of medical supplies and other materials to the country to help fight the deadly virus is also heading the appeal for recovery support to Liberia. Woods, who…

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