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News Liberia » History: Liberia: Important lessons for today's peacekeeping agenda

News channel or source: https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/liberia-important-lessons-for-todays-peacekeeping-agenda
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

It is estimated that Liberia has some 27,000 to 38,000 combatants ... UNMIL has been able to keep and build the peace since 2003 which a considerable feat given history of exclusion, political instability and cycles of violence and so we pay tribute ...

News Liberia » History: Liberia's Weah, media on edge as reporter flees

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/liberias-weah-media-edge-reporter-flees-042641766.html
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

"Liberia has a troubling history of libel lawsuits where applicants ask for exorbitant damages simply to harass and intimidate journalists, resulting in their imprisonment or the closure of news outlets," said Angela Quintal, CPJ Africa programme coordinator.

News Liberia » History: Liberia should reform libel laws in wake of $1.8 million civil lawsuit against Front Page Africa

News channel or source: https://cpj.org/2018/04/liberia-should-reform-libel-laws-in-wake-of-18-mil.php
Publication date: Wednesday 11 April 2018

"Liberia has a troubling history of libel lawsuits where applicants ask for exorbitant damages simply to harass and intimidate journalists, resulting in their imprisonment or the closure of news outlets," said Angela Quintal, CPJ Africa program coordinator.

News Liberia » History: Ex-Liberian warlord living in Pa. sentenced to 30 years for immigration fraud

News channel or source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2018/04/22/Ex-Liberian-warlord-living-in-Pa-sentenced-to-30-years-for-immigration-fraud/5791524442285/?spt=rrs&or=1
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

There is such impunity in Liberia for perpetrators of very serious crimes that ... millions of readers around the globe via UPI.com and its licensing services. With a history of reliable reporting dating back to 1907, today's UPI is a credible source ...

News Liberia » History: Martha B. Hartley and Michael O. Hartley: Liberia’s deep ties to Winston-Salem

News channel or source: http://www.journalnow.com/opinion/columnists/martha-b-hartley-and-michael-o-hartley-liberia-s-deep/article_a0d11129-25fb-5bd9-b31d-73e57b19062a.html
Publication date: Saturday 14 April 2018

Deep within the history of Winston-Salem lies an historic connection with the Republic of Liberia, West Africa. The tie extends to the meaning of “Liberia” as “free land” and the original name for the first African American neighborhood in Winston ...

News Liberia » History: History in Five Recommends: MADAME PRESIDENT

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/news/history-in-five-recommends-madame-president/vi-AAw7lS1
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

MADAME PRESIDENT by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Helene Cooper chronicles the incredible life of Ellen Johnson SIrleaf, former president of Liberia, Nobel Peace Prize laureate, and first democratically elected leader of an African nation.

News Liberia » History: Liberia - Hostile Environment Puts Journalists At Risk

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804180133.html
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

Liberia is one of the West African countries whose governments muzzled press freedom during the Ebola outbreak in 2014. Its press is only "partly free", according to watchdog Freedom House, and the country has a troubled history with its media. A Freedom ...

News Liberia » History: Liberian warlord 'Jungle Jabbah' receives historic sentence in immigration fraud case

News channel or source: https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/liberian-warlord-jungle-jabbah-receives-historic-sentence-immigration-fraud-case
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

The prison term marks the longest sentence for a human rights violator case in the history of U.S. Immigration and Customs ... During the height of Liberia’s first civil war from 1992 to 1995, Jabbateh, while serving as commander of a warring faction ...

News Liberia » History: Feds seek 70-month sentence for Liberian national who attacked ICE agents trying to deport him

News channel or source: https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2018/04/20/feds-seek-month-sentence-for-liberian-national-who-attacked-ice-agents-trying-deport-him/bGiZBfCLXglUodvFIo9ItL/story.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

A Liberian national with “a history of violent aggressive behavior and domestic ... An immigration judge ordered him deported to Liberia in July 2016. But when the officers arrived at the jail more than a year later to carry out the order, Kenneh wasn ...

News Liberia » History: Liberia's media on edge as reporter flees

News channel or source: http://www.africareview.com/special-reports/Liberia-media-on-edge-as-reporter-flees/979182-4395532-14sht5a/index.html
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

"Liberia has a troubling history of libel lawsuits where applicants ask for exorbitant damages simply to harass and intimidate journalists, resulting in their imprisonment or the closure of news outlets," said Angela Quintal, CPJ Africa programme coordinator.