Liberian minister threatens editor

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A man gestures by an electoral poster for candidates from the Unity Party, at a market in Monrovia, Liberia, 13 October 2017, CRISTINA ALDEHUELA/AFP via Getty Images

Opposition politician facing serious charges for Facebook posts

Mo Ali, the secretary-general of Liberia’s former ruling party, is charged with “arson, criminal mischief, and attempted murder”, for two of his Facebook posts.

Radio show host Henry Costa (C), a US resident and prominent critic of the president, gestures to supporters after landing in Monrovia, Liberia, 19 December 2019, ZOOM DOSSO/AFP via Getty Images

Liberian government’s ban on airing of talk show violates Constitution

The Center for Media Studies and Peacebuilding (CEMESP) castigates the Liberian government for banning the “Costa Show” on D-15 radio, pointing out that the action is a violation of the country’s constitution.

Liberian government’s practice towards media fuels infodemic

The Liberian government’s decision to restrict media outlets allowed to cover the Ministry of Information’s pandemic briefings has resulted in citizens turning to consuming unverified information.