Sports editor arrested on instructions from VP of Liberia’s Football Association

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A general view of the House of Representatives, in Monrovia, Liberia, 27 September 2017, CRISTINA ALDEHUELA/AFP via Getty Images

Liberian MP orders police to arrest journalist

Despite identifying himself as a journalist, Nyantee Togba was arrested on the orders of Representative Hanson Kiazolu whilst covering a demonstration outside the legislator’s home.

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.