Daily life of Chinese peacekeeping police riot squad in Liberia

The squad members go through a rain forest during a patrol mission.
The squad members go through a rain forest during a patrol mission.

{People’s Daily Online} – Members of the third Chinese peacekeeping police riot squad for mission in Liberia arrived at Yaoqiang International Airport in Jinan, the capital of east China’s Shandong province, March 12, 2016 after a one-year U.N. peacekeeping mission. This squad is made up of field police officers for Shandong Public Security Frontier Corps.

During their stay in Liberia, the squad completed more than 70 missions such as providing security services for Liberia’s Independence Day, escorting goods to certain places and exploring possible routes. Moreover, they also carry out more than 300 patrols.

In recent days, the squad was awarded a first-class merit by China’s Ministry of Public Security.

You Yonghuai, a publicity officer in the squad, has recorded the daily life of the squad members in Liberia.(Photo/iqilu.com)

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.