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Liberia: Alaric Tokpa and NDC Condemn attack on Roots FM

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   The National Democratic Coalition (NDC) condemns in the strongest terms the attack on Roots FM and free speech in Liberia and therefore calls on all progressive social democrats in Liberia and abroad to step up the campaign for the democratization of Liberia. The Weah government is incapable of sustaining the democratic culture in our homeland. So we have no other choice but to defend, protect, and uphold the image of our great land of liberty. Yet, this is not the time to agonize; this is…

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Whilst the Liberian Senate is supposedly an honorable body that comprises individuals whom the people of Liberia have selected to advance, protect, support and voice their causes and concerns, it is the expectation that adherence to the rules of the Senate will remain paramount mainly, as discussions being conducted are meant to address the security concerns and conditions of the Liberian people and the state. The bending of the rules by party apologists in the Senate to protect the failing interests of the regime rather than upholding the cause of the Liberian people, is a blatant abuse of power and must be categorically denounced. This is an outrage! Nevertheless, such action by individual leaders of the Senate must not catalyze violence as portrayed by the senators named supra; as you cannot oppose violence in one breath; and condone or display same in another. This is unacceptable! Public Policy 

NDC-USA calls on the Senators to apologize to the Liberian people

  PRESS RELEASE   August 23, 2019, Minnesota — The National Democratic Coalition-USA Chapter’s attention is drawn to the action taken by Senator Nyonblee Karnga-Lawrence of Grand Bassa County, and the statement made by Senator Daniel Nahnten of Gbarpolu County, during the recess of a senate hearing and a subsequent press interaction at the Liberian Senate on Thursday, August 22, 2019. While the NDC-USA Chapter is in full cognizance of the prevailing security situation, and aware of the recent violence perpetrated against peaceful citizens by elements of this regime, in…

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In fulfillment of the objectives of the Coalition to form and forge a common sense of identity utilizing the experiences, strengths and resources of Liberians in the Diaspora, to support NDC initiatives on the ground in Liberia, the NDC-USA chapter was established. Hence, the primary undertaking of the new corps of officers is to begin building the NDC roster in the Diaspora; undertaking initiatives that will provide needed support for NDC initiatives in Liberia; as well as enhancing the capacity of the party in Liberia and the Diaspora toward its ultimate goal of providing leadership and real change to Liberia and Liberians in general. Politics 

National Democratic Coalition USA elect officers

    NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC COALITION (NDC)   PRESS RELEASE   One of Liberia’s major opposition political institutions, The National Democratic Coalition (NDC), has elected Samuel P. Ajavon, Jr., as Chairman on a white ballot for its USA Chapter, until the USA Diaspora based group goes to a convention at which time the NDC will formally elect its corps of officials, a release issued by the political party over the weekend said. Others chosen to serve in acting capacities include Dr. Emmanuel Daykeay – Vice Chairman; Dr. C. Dougbeh Nyan –…

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Dr. Nyan is globally recognized for inventing the Rapid Multiplex Pathogen Diagnostic Test (now called, the Nyan-Test), which detects multiple infections in less than an hour. He recently received a US Patent for the invention from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). He is also a former student activist at the University of Liberia and an executive of the Liberia National Students Union who was arrested for pro-democratic activism, imprisoned, and exiled by the Samuel Doe government in 1988. Op-ed 

NDC Press-Statement Save The-State

  Press statement   POSITION STATEMENT BY THE NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC COALITION (NDC) OF LIBERIA ON THE JUNE 7TH PROTEST MARCH TO “SAVE THE STATE”   The National Democratic Coalition (NDC), Liberia’s social democratic party, unequivocally declares its support for the “June 7th — Save the State” Protest and calls for a constructive engagement by the government of Liberia that will eventually serve the best interest of our country. Principally comprised of the New DEAL Movement and the Free Democratic Party who are signatories to the historic Accra Comprehensive Peace Agreement…

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