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Army Orders Border Crossers from Sierra Leone Shot Due to Fear of Ebola (August 22, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On August 15, 2014, Colonel Eric W. Dennis, Deputy Chief of Staff of Liberia's armed forces, ...

Topic: Emergency management; National security; Public health
Jurisdiction: Liberia

Ban on Same-Sex Marriage Passed by Senate (July 30, 2012) by Hanibal Goitom

On July 20, 2012, the 30-member Liberian Senate unanimously passed legislation aimed at amending the Domestic ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: Liberia

Supreme Court Dismisses Challenge to President Sirleaf's Eligibility to Seek Re-Election (October 06, 2011) by Hanibal Goitom

With only a few days left before the constitutionally mandated general elections scheduled for October 11, ...

Topic: Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: Liberia

Supreme Court Ratifies a Constitutional Amendment (September 27, 2011) by Hanibal Goitom

On September 20, the Liberian Supreme Court ratified a proposal for constitutional amendment that was one ...

Topic: Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: Liberia

Supreme Court Suspends Election Campaigns (September 21, 2011) by Hanibal Goitom

On September 20, 2011, the Liberian Supreme Court temporarily suspended the election campaigning underway for the ...

Topic: Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: Liberia

House of Representatives Passes Freedom of Information Act (July 29, 2010) by Hanibal Goitom

On July 22, 2010, the Liberian House of Representatives passed the Freedom of Information Bill which, ...

Topic: Freedom of information
Jurisdiction: Liberia

Proposal to Increase Women's Participation in Politics (June 07, 2010) by Hanibal Goitom

On May 27, 2010, a bill entitled the Gender Equity in Politics Act 2010, which seeks ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: Liberia

Whistleblower Protection Law to Be Considered (April 26, 2010) by Constance Johnson

On April 20, 2010, Liberia's President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, sent a bill to the country's two ...

Topic: Government ethics and transparency
Jurisdiction: Liberia

Financial Shortfall May Lead to Taylor's Release (March 05, 2009) by Constance Johnson

As of May 2009, the United Nations-backed Special Court for Sierra Leone may face a shortage ...

Topic: War crimes
Jurisdiction: Liberia; Sierra Leone

House Passes Law on HIV Privacy, Prevention (September 10, 2008) by Hanibal Goitom

On September 2, 2008, the Liberian House of Representatives, part of the bicameral legislature, passed the ...

Topic: Workers safety and health
Jurisdiction: Liberia

UN Urges Human Rights Improvement (April 02, 2008) by Constance Johnson

A new United Nations report, prepared by the U.N. mission in Liberia, discusses human rights conditions ...

Topic: Human rights
Jurisdiction: Liberia

Human Rights (February 02, 2008) by Hanibal Goitom

The Associated Press reported that Joshua Milton Blahyi, former rebel leader in the Liberian civil war, ...

Topic: War crimes
Jurisdiction: Liberia

Anti-Rape Campaign Launched (December 02, 2007) by Constance Johnson

The Liberian government, with assistance from the United Nations, has undertaken a national campaign to prevent ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: Liberia

U.N. Report Calls for Improved Juvenile Justice System (December 02, 2007) by Constance Johnson

A November 14, 2007, report issued by the United Nations mission in Liberia states that the ...

Topic: Children
Jurisdiction: Liberia

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Last updated: August 22, 2014