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SIX QUOTES: Verbatim

1.“We must say however, the intentional disrespect purge the contempt. Wherefore, security guard Johnson is adjudged guilty of contempt for his unprovoked insults, disrespect. He is ordered incarcerated for one week,” —Liberian Chief Justice Francis Korkpor in a ruling last week. Associate Justice Sie-A-Nyene Yuoh complained to the high court on which she sits, that she was disrespected by an airport security officer Levi johnson. The officer was suspended for one month on the job. Reports say the powerful Justice is also wife to the former Speaker of the House,…

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Liberia imbue with recipe for violence

Kelvin Nyan Suah Email kn.suah@mail.utoronto.ca The Editor Message SIMEON FREEMAN HAS A RESPONSIBILITY TO THE LIBERIAN POPULACE – TO PROTECT OUR FRAGILE PEACE THROUGH RESPONSIBLE STATEMENTS Democratic tenets, with it freedom of speech, call not only for responsible government, but also for responsible opposition, responsible media institutions, and responsible citizenry. The conglomeration of these fosters and nurtures a peaceful, prosperous society. This holds true for established and emerging democracies, the latter to which Liberia belongs. It is based on this theorization that I have come to hold Simeon Freeman, political…

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Liberia: Simeon freeman wants Independent Investigation

VOA—A Liberian opposition leader is calling for an independent investigation into the mysterious death of a government critic – Harry Greaves – whose naked body was discovered last month on the beach behind the Liberian ministry of foreign affairs building in Monrovia. An American pathologist hired by the Liberian government said Greaves died from drowning. Simeon Freeman, leader of the opposition Movement for Progressive Change in Liberia, is wanted for questioning by the police after accusing the government of having a blacklist of politicians and critics of President Ellen Johnson…

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