Civil Law Court ‘B’ Lifts Ban On PUL Election, AS EC Announces November 16 For New Date

Temple of Justice, Capitol Hill

The Civil Law Court ‘ B’ at the Temple of Justice on Capitol Hill in Monrovia has lifted the preliminary injunction imposed on the Press Union of Liberia (PUL) followed a complaint filed by some journalists that voters’ role was being tempered with.

During the hearing, lawyer representing the PUL, Bobby Livingstone prayed the Court to lifte the injunction imposed on the PUL’s election, noting that those who are opting for the injunction to remain in full has no bases for their action.

the Presiding Judge of the Court Roland Dahn has meanwhile granted the request of the Press Union of Liberia lawyer, ordering that the injunction imposed be lifted.

In a related development, the Chairman of the Election Committee, Jarlawah Tonpon has disclosed that the new date for the election will now be held on Saturday, November 16, 2019.

Below are court documents regarding the closure of the injunction

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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.