email@example.com Monrovia – Solomon Joah Jr. – the dean of students at Soltiamon Christian School System who allegedly whipped a female student 130 lashes – might be a chip off the old block. Joah Jr. is the son of controversial separatist Baptist preacher, Saint Solomon Joah Sr., who has called for the jailing of people who are lesbian, gay bisexual and … [Read more...] about Like Father, Like Son?
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By Gboko Stewart, firstname.lastname@example.org Paynesville-Mohammed Kamara, on a break from one of his classes, walked into the seaside apartment of his friend in a clustered community of corrugated roofs for a nap. Then 17, Kamara, not his real name, was a newly minted high school graduate and a college freshman, studying public administration at a local university in … [Read more...] about LGBT Youth Lack Access to Social Protection in Liberia
Gboko Stewart in Collaboration with New Narratives Monrovia – It was a noisy Friday evening in November 2016 when a group of men banged on Johnson Browne’s door. Browne, not his real name, had just invited a friend into his rented house in a suburb outside the capital and, out of an abundance of caution, he locked the door. “Usually when I’m home, people … [Read more...] about Justice Remains Elusive for Liberia’s Sexual Minorities
Photo by Jason Wong Preamble Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world, Whereas disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of mankind, and the advent of a world in which … [Read more...] about Universal Declaration of Human Rights