What's the story of Moses Kollie Garzeawu who was also manhandled, in violation of his constitutional rights? Many others have been brutalized by state securities and nothing has been done by the Press Union of Liberia, the umbrella organization that is supposed to seek journalists' interests in Liberia. How many more must be dehumanized and denied their rights, How can we tackle this madness? The most regretful part is when the Center for the Protection of Journalists or the CPU are crying for Liberian journalist in its advocacy that Liberian journalists need their rights protected, while the mother of the organization the Press Union of Liberia, cares less. He reportedly died of 'hypertension'- (Pressure), as stated by the Union on behalf of the family, The medical practitioners don't have to tell us that the brutality against Zenu also contributed to the 'hypertension' death. Op-ed 

How can we tell the Press Union of Liberia to avoid being a toothless organization

By Bettie Johnson Mbayo Must Liberian journalists say ‘Yes’ to the   Press Union-of Liberia statement issued yesterday on behalf of the Liberian journalist to the family [Zenu Miller‘s] who recently passed away? But let’s take it a little further, what if the Union had pressured the Government of Liberia to investigate fully the death of the journalist, and demanded that those who beat him up before his untimely death were probed, which in essence means bringing the culprits forward for prosecution if found liable? Why now? I am sure we…

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Liberia: PUL Prexy Advises Journalists To Uphold Ethics

By Robert Dixon MONROVIA, LINA—The President of the Press Union of Liberia (PUL), Mr. Kamara A. Kamara, has advised journalists to uphold the ethics of the profession and remain impartial in the discharge of their duty. He noted that the public may lose confidence in a particular institution or media practitioner who fails to uphold the ethics of the profession, noting that this will not be good for any practicing journalist. The PUL President made the statement Friday at the St. Theresa’s Convent Catholic Archdiocese Pastoral Center in Monrovia at…

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LIBERIAN PRESS UNION CONDEMNS VIOLENCE AGAINST JOURNOS

MONROVIA—The Press Union of Liberia (PUL) has detested the increasing instances of state security forces flogging journalists in the discharge of its duties as a calculated plan to intimidate and harass the independent media, and deter them from reporting occurrences in our society. The Press Union of Liberia says no serious government which believes in the rule of law would countenance any spur of the minute and barbaric response like public flogging and assault for anyone, least to mention a journalist – regardless of the alleged offense committed. The PUL’s…

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