Liberia Responds to Press Freedom Critiques

Liberia has issued several reponses to charges that news media are under assault in the west African nation. Information Minister Lewis Brown sent a five-page letter to the Committee to Proptect Journalists. Earlier, the government responded to an opinion piece in the New York Times written by imprisoned jounalist Rodney Sieh, in which he questions President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's commitment to press freedom.

  • Liberia:   Minister Defends Govt on Press Freedom

    Govt of Liberia, 9 September 2013

    On behalf of the President, I acknowledge with thanks your continuous interests in the post-conflict development of Liberia. In the matter of your present concern, however, I am… Read more »

  • Liberia:   'Jailed for Journalism' - Govt Responds

    Govt of Liberia, 3 September 2013

    In an op-ed recently published in the New York Times, "Jailed for Journalism," Mr. Rodney Sieh attempts to paint a gloomy picture of the prospect of free speech and the practice of… Read more »

Imprisoned FrontPage Africa's Managing Editor, Rodney Sieh.


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