Op-ed 

Liberia: Scary Times

Many politicians and critics of the Unity Party led government have expressed fear for their lives amidst the disappearance and subsequent death of former Managing Director of the Liberia Petroleum Refining Corporation (LPRC) Harry Greaves, Jr. The remains of Mr. Greaves, a Liberian politician and statesman were discovered on Sunday, January 31, 2016. Mr. Greaves, according to his driver, went missing at the RLJ Hotel in Paynesville where he went for a purported meeting. But several critics and opposition politicians who called on local radio stations on Monday expressed fear…

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Politics 

Harry Greaves: and so it goes…

The real murderers, if any, of Harry Greaves may never be found. But those who brought him to such an ignominious end, where a great intellect of our generation died like a kaykay dog on a beach, naked, face damaged beyond recognition and exposed to the treacherous elements of the ocean must be exposed. The Liberian political system that punishes enemies, demands absolute loyalty and engages in divvying the spoils among a select group of people, no matter how inept and incompetent is to be blamed. And the one person…

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Former police Boss, Chris Massaquoi, is under police probe in connection to the death of Journalist Tyron Brown. According to reports, Jonathan Williams, the suspected murderer of the journalist, told police investigators that he immediately called Mr. Massaquoi who drove on the scene, where the deceased was killed. Politics 

Safety Concerns Raised For Former TRC Commissioner

I have over the past few days received so much expressed concerns about my safety and that if I don’t keep my Zipper Mouth shut or put away my “Poisonous pen” I may likely end up like Harry Greaves. To all you wonderful folks I say a big Thank You for your concerns but let me just ask what recourse have these perpetrators of evil given us? They kill, they plunder, steal in broad daylight and ostentatiously flaunt their ill gotten wealth in our faces. And they expect us to…

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Op-ed 

Liberian Police are manhandling journalists

MONROVIA—Since The Death of Harry A. Greaves, the former Managing Director of the Liberia Petroleum Refining Company (LPRC), Liberians have been frightened by sequence of mysterious deaths, prompting concerns over their safety and security. Mr. Greaves Went missing last Friday, January 29, 2016 after his driver dropped him off at the RLJ Resort in Kendejah along the Robertsfield highway. Since then, he was never seen alive until his body was discovered on the beach during the early morning of January 31, 2016 behind the Foreign Ministry. His death remains a…

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Politics 

So The Verdict Is Out

So the verdict is out- Mr. Harry A. Greaves Jr died from asphyxiation, drowning in sea water, according to Justice Minister Benedict Sannoh quoting excerpts from the official autopsy report. And to the utter disbelief of the public, particularly journalists in attendance at the Ministry of Information Press conference, Minister Sannoh trashed any reports of foul play declaring instead that abrasions, cuts and bruises observed on the body of Harry Greaves were tell tale marks of prolonged submersion in sea water and slamming against the rocks. During his address the…

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Society Arts & Leisure 

Greaves Death: PUL Decried Threats Against Journalists

The Press Union of Liberia has demanded an immediate halt to increasing threats being made against Liberian journalists. These concerns are due to numerous reports by journalists about anonymous and threatening remarks being made against them in the face of leads they are providing to the Harry Greaves mysterious death. This is also backed by rumored planned clamp down on dissent, in the face of the courageous journalism which exposed crucial allegations of high level police involvement in armed robbery and other serious crimes in the country. According to a…

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Politics 

Liberia: Let the government go beyond pathologist reports

By Emmanuel Savice The Liberian government must go beyond pathologist report and find the killer of former managing Director of Liberia Petroleum Refinery Company (LPRC) boss, Harry Greaves, who died last week in Monrovia under suspicious circumstances. According to the Monrovia based Daily Observer Newspaper, the outcome of an autopsy performed on the remains of the deceased yesterday, shows that the late LPRC boss died as a result of drowning. The Liberian populace must demand from the government a professional investigation that will lead the Sirleaf government to the killer…

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Politics 

Harry Greaves: Thomas Bennet Record in Iowa Is Troubling

Joel Lehmer On the evening of April 4, 1997, Teresa Engberg-Lehmer fed her three-month-old son, Jonathan, and put him to sleep on a blanket around 7:30 p.m. in a back bedroom of their home in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Teresa, 24, and her husband, Joel Lehmer, 32, then went to bed until 11:15 p.m. when she got up to make coffee for Joel. Joel arose and went to work, delivering bundles of newspapers. After he left, Teresa went to check on Jonathan and found him cold and unresponsive. Emergency personnel were…

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News 

Liberian Police seeks Opposition Politician Arrest

Monrovia – The mysterious death of the former Managing Director of the Liberia Petroleum Refining Company (LRPC) is taking twist and turns with the Liberia National Police putting under house arrest the political leader of the opposition Movement for Progressive Change, Simeon Freeman. Police officers heavily guarded the residence of the MPC political leader Saturday preventing his movement and during a visit at the scene, Police officers hassled FrontPageAfrica reporter, preventing the taking of photographs and also deleting some photos already captured. Reporter Edwin Genoway was arrested, handcuffed, thrown at…

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Politics 

Onus On Liberia National Police to solve Greaves Murder

Am hearing that Harry Greaves’ driver is being detained and questioned by the Police for possible involvement in the death of Harry. At the same time not a single employee of the RLJ Hotel is being detained and questioned by Police. If such is true then something must be amiss here. To the best of public knowledge, it was the driver who raised the alarm after spending the night in his vehicle awaiting the return of his boss which he was never to see alive again. As a matter of…

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