A weakness that Liberians have is a tendency to preach impunity or the “let’s just leave it for the sake of peace” mentality.
Even if the runoff election were to be held in the next few days, Charles Brumskine and his “coalition of losers,” as some have called the other candidates who have joined his fight, have changed the narrative of this election. Are the people of Liberia buying it?
While Charles Brumskine’s quixotic campaign against fraud is ultimately nothing more than a self-seeking quest, that pursuit is revealing Liberia to be a much stronger democracy than we imagined.
Charles Walker Brumskine, the standard bearer of the opposition Liberty Party, says he is not comfortable with the current configuration of commissioners at the National Elections Commission and wants them to recuse themselves from investigating his party’s alleged claims of elections fraud.
Transcript of the speech delivered by Charles Brumskine after Liberty Party’s Supreme Court victory.
Visuals from the grounds of the Temple of Justice, when Liberty Party argued before the Supreme Court to prevent the National Elections Commission from proceeding with the presidential runoff election slated for November 7.
The Supreme Court of Liberia has reserved ruling into the Liberty Party’s petition seeking to prevent the National Elections Commission from proceeding with the presidential runoff election slated for November 7.
Barely three days after election day, one of Liberia’s main opposition political parties, Liberty Party, has described the results of the October 10 polls as ‘not valid’ based on evidence in its possession.