By Gboko Stewart, firstname.lastname@example.org Paynesville—Daniel Johnson, Richmond Jones, and Joseph David were returning from a wake keeping ceremony in the early morning hours of Saturday, May 8, in the Gobachop community of Paynesville when they were hassled and severely beaten by members of a community watch team over unfounded suspicion they were gays. Daniel (name … [Read more...] about Suspected Gay Men, Teenager Brutalize in New Wave of Homophobic Attack
Suspected Gay Men, Teenager Brutalize in New Wave of Homophobic Attack
Gboko Stewart, email@example.com Monrovia-It has been nearly five months since Dominic Renner and Winston Toe went missing on September 24, 2020, and October 4, 2020, respectively. There appears to be no end in sight in the case of the missing men. The only clue of their whereabouts lies with Cheeseman Cole, an ex-soldier of the Armed Forces of Liberia who was … [Read more...] about Did Ex-Soldier ‘Murder’ Dominic Renner and Winston Toe for Being ‘Gay’?
Taboom Media, a global media development and monitoring group, invites you to apply for a spot in our upcoming week-long Media Advocacy for LGBTQI+ Equality workshop. This free and interactive course aims to help civil society organisations from across Sub-Saharan Africa create and implement media advocacy strategies and campaigns that advance LGBTQI+ equality. The course is … [Read more...] about New Online Course: Media Advocacy for LGBTQI+ Equality in Sub-Saharan Africa
Monrovia-The case of the alleged brutalization and torturing of 27 men over their sexuality by Cheeseman Cole, ex-personnel of the Armed Forces of Liberia, continues to suffer setbacks as there appears to be a grave lack of interest on the part of the Ministry of Justice to prosecute. Cole has been released on bail filed by his lawyers. The case, currently … [Read more...] about Case of Alleged Brutalization of Gay Men Suffers Setback
By Gboko Stewart, firstname.lastname@example.org Monrovia-Cheeseman Cole, ex-soldier of the Armed Forces of Liberia has been formally charged and forwarded to court. Cole has been charged with Aggravated Assault, Criminal Attempt to Commit Murder, Possession, Sale of Physical Objects for Lethal Use, Felonious Restraint, and Theft of Property, according to the charge sheet in … [Read more...] about Ex-Soldier Charged over Brutalization of 27 Persons