Journalist Omaska Jallah sustained severe injuries after being attacked by party supporters while he was covering a voter’s roll update.
A Liberian magistrate has strangely ordered a ban on debates at a facility popular for hosting intellectual debates and public discussion forums with leaders.
In a recent example of the Liberian authorities’ ongoing clash with the media, police interrupted a live Facebook broadcast by Lennart Dodoo, seized his equipment and demanded he delete the recording.
A conflict between Liberian authorities and media is intensifying, with ministers threatening enforcement of regulations and journalists standing their ground.
Reacting to the infodemic of mis- and disinformation, the Liberian government is threatening to confiscate equipment and close media outlets in the country.
The publisher of newspaper “Integrity Watch”, Charles Yates, was questioned by the Liberia National Security Agency over a social media post linking the Liberian government to alleged corruption.
Journalists in Liberia went out in the streets to protest attacks and handed a petition condemning the threats, intimidation, arrests and assaults against the media.