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Lower Court Judge Reverts to Supreme Court in Case Involving Suspended Unity Party Chair

Lower Court Judge Reverts to Supreme Court in Case Involving Suspended Unity Party Chair

Judge Peter Gbenewelleh of the Civil Law Court has forwarded the case involving suspended Unity Party chairman Wilmot Paye to the Supreme Court, noting that the questions raised by the case are inherently constitutional in nature and must, therefore, be addressed by the nation’s highest court.

Suspended Unity Party Chairman Files New Petition for Declaratory Judgement

Suspended Unity Party chairman Wilmot Paye has filed a new petition to the Civil Law Court for a declarative judgment. Paye was suspended by the Unity Party National Executive Committee on January 21 for holding a press conference asking members and supporters of the party not to participate in the January 6 protest organized by the Council of Patriots.

Gov’t and Protesters Dispute Reason for not Presenting Petition

On Saturday, June 8, 2019, the Liberian government released a statement criticizing the organizers of the June 7 protest for their unwillingness to present their petition to the government; however, the protesters say the government reneged on its agreement to have an elected senior government official receive its petition.

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