Jailed for Journalism in Liberia!

    Mr. Editor, The guilty verdict and the subsequent detention of Frontpageafica’s Managing Editor (Rodney Sieh) have painfully revealed the weakness and corruption of our judiciary! (Re “Jailed for Journalism”, NY Times).. In 2011 (February), a court convicted Rodney Sieh, Samwar Fallah and Frontpageafrica of criminal libel and ordered them to pay US$1.5 million in damages, plus US$90,000 in court costs—but 2 jurors admitted taking bribes to rule in favor of the plaintiff (Dr. J. Chris Toe)!!  Jury tampering is NOT a crime in Liberia!!! If you don’t believe…

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