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After Visiting Five Counties, Rights Activist Encourages Citizen-led Change

After Visiting Five Counties, Rights Activist Encourages Citizen-led Change

After a visit to five of Liberia’s 15 counties with retired Massachusetts State Representative Benjamin Swan, the founder of the Universal Human Rights International, Torli Krua, is calling for a citizen-driven change approach to reforming Liberia’s political system.

OP-ED: “J.J. Roberts Didn’t Build Liberia, I Will Eat My Own Too”

As Liberia celebrates former President Joseph Jenkins Roberts’ birthday, I wonder what has been the government’s purpose for this holiday, especially since the political elites were never interested in the examples of Roberts. I wonder what it will take to make Liberia number one in Africa within this generation. Is it even possible to make Liberia the leading democratic and most developed African country in our lifetime?

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