LIBERIA: Rep Yekeh Kolubah Accused CDC-Led Gov’t Of Using The SoE To Silence ‘Critical Voices’

Montserrado County District # 10, Representative Yekeh Kolubah

Montserrado County District # 10 Representative, Yekeh Kolubah has once against accused the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) led government of using the State of Emergency (SoE) to publicly silence what he called critical voices, making specific reference the arrest and detention of the acting Chairman of the Council of Patriots (CoP), Menipakei Dumoe for his recent comment posted on social media.

Mr. Dumoe on his ‘Face Book’ page said “We Don’t Need Bags of Rice, Liberia Needs AK47”, a statement that leg his subsequent arrest and detention at the Liberia National Police, while his home was reportedly searched by court officers taken away computers and other items.

The Montserrado County lawmaker who has always been critical on the leadership of President Weah speaking on the OK Morning Drive recalled that in the past executives of the ruling CDC government including Mulbah Morlue and Representative Acarous Gray constantly made threatening remarks against the former ruling Unity Party government in its leader at the time, former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and they were not arrested non detained; but now it is their time to silence critical voices in their regime,

The arrest and detention of Mr. Dumoe who is also a member of the opposition Liberty Party (LP) has created mixed reactions in the public, with many condemning the action on the part of the Liberian government making the police and court officers to invade the home of Mr. Dumoe taken away personal properties including computers and others.

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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.