The Liberian Ministry of Information has promised to investigate threats made against popular talk show host T-Max Jlateh and other journalists who are critical of President George Weah and his government.
Joy FM radio station based in Monrovia was forced to go off the air after its premises were vandalised.
The newly signed press freedom act named after journalist Kamara Abdullah Kamara abolishes criminal defamation.
The Liberian Parliament has revoked the accreditation of a number of journalists for their supposedly repetitive coverage of proceedings of the House.
The destruction of property during a second attack on Roots FM radio station in Liberia suggests the attack is meant as an intimidating gesture, intended to silence talk show host Henry Costa.
Armed men attacked Monrovian radio station Roots FM and destroyed broadcast equipment in what CEMESP has described as “a calculated ploy to silence critical voices in Liberia”.
Over the last few months, there have been numerous verbal attacks on journalists by government ministers from the ruling party.
An open letter to Mark Zuckerberg from 88 rights groups is calling for a transparent appeal process for user content that is restricted on Facebook.