By Gboko Stewart, firstname.lastname@example.org Monrovia-A second search of the residence of Cheeseman Cole yielded no results nor clues into the whereabouts of Dominic Renner and Winston Kortee. On Friday, October 16, a team from the Liberia National Police accompanied by Emmanuel Renner, father of Dominic, searched the nook and cranny of Cole’s isolated home along the … [Read more...] about Did Police Shoddily Handle Investigation of Cheeseman Cole?
By Gboko Stewart, email@example.com Monrovia-The mystery into the whereabouts of Dominic Renner and Win Kortee continues to deepen as the Liberia National Police appears to have make a break in the case. The disappearance of the duo has been strongly linked to Cheeseman Cole, ex-personnel of the army who was dishonorably discharged for acts of criminality, … [Read more...] about Mystery Over Missing Men Deepens as Police Make a Break
Monrovia—When Gbada Flomo (name changed to protect his identity) chatted with Cheeseman Cole—a ‘personnel’ of the Armed Forces of Liberia—on Facebook, little did he know it was a booby trap meant to bait him to an obscure location to be deathly beaten and have him robbed of his belongings. “He used a Facebook’s friend account to chat with me,” said Flomo in a state of … [Read more...] about ‘Army’ Personnel Uses God as Subterfuge to Brutalize 27 Suspected Gay Men
By Gboko Stewart, firstname.lastname@example.org Monrovia-It was a rainy Saturday morning when lanky Mitch Johnson (not his real name) was chased and beaten in a quiet suburb on the outskirts of Monrovia for being gay. Johnson, 31, said he was recovering from an operation of appendicitis when he and some friends huddled in a high-walled fence during the evening hours … [Read more...] about Did PSI abandon victims of homophobic attack?
Nearly a fortnight ago, Liberia’s gay community celebrated the closure of pride month at a discreet location. So discreet that it called for sexual minorities and allies to clad themselves in black to celebrate the passing of many—some of whom had died from AIDS, suicide, rape, hate crimes, discrimination , lack of access to adequate health care, lack of access to social … [Read more...] about EDITORIAL: Liberia’s LGBT Community Deserves Respect of Its Pride