Imagine staring death in the face while on a crime-ridden street at midnight in Liberia. It announces itself, as two assailants approach you threateningly, while another lunges at you with scissors. The air is still and quiet, but the thud of your heart rings loudly in your ears.
In March 2019, a gay man reported being attacked and severely brutalized at a local club in Monrovia, after his attackers identified his sexual orientation.
Transparency Internationalâ€™s local affiliate, the Center for Transparency and Accountability in Liberia, has termed the recent report released by the General Audit Commission into the US$25 million mop-up of excess Liberian dollars from the market as a â€œwaste of the Liberian peopleâ€™s precious time and money.â€
The General Auditing Commission has released its report on the US$25 million used to mop-up excess Liberian dollars on the market. The report shows many discrepancies between what the Central Bank reported and what the investigators found.
President George Weah has made additional nominations in government affecting the Ministry of Justice.
On Thursday, May 16, the General Auditing Commission submitted a report into the expenditure of the US$25 million to President George Weah, which was intended to mop up excess Liberian dollars from the market.
President George Weah has met for the first time with leaders of the pending June 7 protest in Monrovia.
The justice ministry has requested that organizers of the pending June 7 protest provide documentation establishing their legal status, in order to grant their request for permit and security for protesters.