Human rights advocates in Liberia are disappointed over the failure of President George Weah to make any commitment to establish a war crimes court during his third address before the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday.
Members of the Human Rights Advocacy Platform, a group of civil society organizations focused on the promotion and protection of human rights in Liberia, have met in Buchanan for a three-day operational retreat to assess the state of affairs of human rights issues in the country.
Despite the tight security around Monrovia on June 7, thousands of Liberians turned out to participate in the Council of Patriotsâ€™ much-publicized Save the State protest.
Activists gathered on Monday, November 12 under the banner of the Campaigners and Victims for Justice to stage a peaceful protest calling for the establishment of a war crimes court in the country.
The Liberia National Police is raising the alarm over what officials think is a new sign of criminal gangs operating in Monrovia.
Two children found dead in the VOA Community on the Roberts field Monrovia Highway on December 3, 2015 will finally be laid to rest tomorrow despite dissatisfactions from family members over the circumstances surrounding their death.
The head of a leading human rights group has described the autopsy of Alvin Moses and Ruben Paye as â€œfailedâ€ due to a decay of the bodies.
Barely two weeks after the United Nations Security Council resolution on the peacekeeping mission in Liberia came to end, a human rights group is warning that instability could ensue if the good policing model demonstrated by UNMIL is ignored.