-Big Boost for Journalism in Liberia  -House of Representatives decriminalizes Speech Offenses
(Monrovia, July 3, 2018)- The House of Representatives has voted to pass into law a bill seeking the repeal of Anti- free Speech Legislations in Liberia. Presenting the outcome of a public hearing on the Bill titled, an Act to amend the Liberian codes revised, penal law of 1978, of the Republic of Liberia, the Chairman of the House Committee on Information, Hon. Jay Nagbe Sloh urged the plenary to pass the bill because its ideal promotes democratic culture.
House set to pass on Bill to Decriminalize Speech Offenses
Monrovia, July 2, 2018)- Public hearing for the bill seeking the repeal of anti-free speech legislations in Liberia took place Monday at the Legislature. The bill titled, an Act to amend the Liberian codes revised, penal law of 1978, seeks to decriminalize speech offenses in Liberia.
The Press Union of Liberia (PUL) has concluded its Annual Excellence Awards Night, a once a year event. Several journalists walked away with various awards after they were announced winners at this year's Awards Night held in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County on Saturday, 9 June 2018.
President Weah Submits Bill to Repeal Laws against Free Speech to Legislature
Monrovia, Liberia:President George Manneh Weah has resubmitted to the National Legislature a Bill with modifications, to repeal some sections of the Penal Law of Liberia in an effort to decriminalize free speech and create an unfettered media environment


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L-R Atty. Daniel C. Gayebyu, Deputy Minister for Administration,   MICAT, Mr. Peter Quaqua, President, WAJA and Mr. Charles B. Coffey, Jr. President, PUL, taking oath before their presentation.
Monrovia, July 2, 2018)- Public hearing for the bill seeking the repeal of anti-free speech legislations in Liberia took place Monday at the Legislature. The bill titled, an Act to amend the Liberian codes revised, penal law of 1978, seeks to decriminalize speech offenses in Liberia.
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At the Leprosy Rehabilitation Center in Suakoko, Bong County, which has one of the worsening conditions of life in the country, 65 inmates are finding it hard to make ends meet. The clattering atmosphere in this central Liberian region had offered hopes for dozens of people afflicted with contagious skin diseases that cause serious and permanent damage to the body, including loss of finger and nose after they were taken away from their families.
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