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June 19, 2013
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Reports from Liberia say gay rights activists have begun facing threats from an angry public over their efforts to promote the passing of a bill legalizing homosexuality.
In Liberia, two of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's political allies in the legislature have been elected as Speaker and Senate President Pro Tempore, respectively in the next administration.
In the wake of the US and British government’s recent pronouncements that they will use aid and diplomacy to ensue the promotion of gay rights, including legalization of same sex marriage around the world, a new group has been formed in Liberia to support the British and Americans’ positions.
Just over a week before her second inauguration, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says the days of an imperial presidency are over in her country.
President Sirleaf, who last November won a runoff election boycotted by the main opposition CDC party candidate Winston Tubman, also said the days of an intrusive leadership and a domineering and threatening Chief Executive are over in Liberia.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia has said reconciling Liberians is at the heart of her second term’s national agenda for peace, socio-economic development and progress for the West African State.
Liberia’s Acting Information Minister, Jerolicmick Pieh, has said students on a vacation scheme organized by the Government will be paid in January.
A Criminal Court in Liberia has released on bill two young men who were part of a group that set ablaze a Norwegian Flag in protest against the Nobel Committee’s Nobel Peace Prize Award to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
The Secretary General of Liberia’s main opposition Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) Acarious Gray says his recent incarceration by the Liberia National Police was at the orders of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has dismissed Information Minister Cletus Sieh for failing to follow instructions in relation to the recent violence in the country.
Hundreds of students Thursday protested in the streets of Liberia’s Capital, Monrovia.