Calls to establish a war and economic crimes court in Liberia continue to gain momentum, despite a warning from the Liberian Senate to President George Weah to avoid “reopening old wounds.”
The editor of FrontPage Africa Rodney Sieh and the management of OK FM have both apologized to an associate justice of the Supreme Court for their recent publications that accused him of breaking traffic laws.
The Liberian government has not yet charged the acting chairman of the Council of Patriots, Menipakei Dumoe, after he was arrested on Tuesday for a comment he wrote on Facebook.
As Liberia hosts the African Bar Association conference, the president of the Liberian National Bar Association, Tiawan Gongloe, is challenging African lawyers to use their profession to pursue the rule of law and sustain economic growth.
After a young man died and two others were injured from bullets allegedly fired by riot police on Monday in rural Montserrado, the Liberia National Policeâ€™s deputy inspector general for administration has assured the public that the responsible parties will be dealt with under the law.
A ceremony marking the official induction of Judge Yusif Kaba as the new associate justice to the Supreme Court became sour on Monday following a statement from the president of the Liberia National Bar Association, Tiawan Gongloe, stating that the lawyers organziation disapproved of Kabaâ€™s induction.
Amid ongoing dialogue on reforms in Liberiaâ€™s electoral system, two former officials in Bomi are calling for an amendment in the National Code of Conduct to include other officials in the legislature and judiciary.
The president of National Bar Association, Tiawan Gongloe, has constituted an ad-hoc committee to draft a bill for the establishment of a special court to try individuals accused of committing war and economic crimes during the countryâ€™s prolonged civil crisis.