Pakistan Press Foundation Condemns Attack On Joy FM Radio, Writes President Weah

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to George Weah, President of Liberia has expressed concern over the attack on Joy FM Radio in Monrovia on March 5.

PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali, has denounced the attack on Joy FM radio station and urged the concerned Liberian authorities to thoroughly investigate the matter and hold those responsible behind this attack.

According to Center for Media Studies & Peace Building (CEMESP), unknown assailants entered the premises of radio station and destroyed the equipment’s and cables connected to the Transmitter and the broadcast antenna.

Mr. Emmanuel Dahn, CEO and Station Manager of Joy FM

Soon after the attack the station has been off the air. Joy FM is the member station of the Excellent Communication Incorporated, based in Liberia’s capital Monrovia.

Emmanuel Dahn, station manager of Joy FM, informed the audience through a social media post, “We regret to inform our listeners that we are off the air as result of an attack on our transmitter cables.”

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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.