LIBERIA: PUL Says It Is Probing Action That Led To Roots FM Closure

PUL President Charles Coffey

Following the ‘Abrupt’ closure of Roots FM 102.7 by orders of the Liberia Telecommunication Authority (LTA) on Thursday, October 10, 2019, the Press Union of Liberia (PUL) in a statement issued today said it is probing the Court action against the Roots FM Radio in Monrovia.

The statement signed by the President of the Press Union of Liberia (PUL), Charles B. Coffey, Jr. said the Union is in discussions with staff of the Roots FM and relevant State’s actors to find a way out in accordance with the rule of law.

The union further maintains that the rule of law is the best recipe for good governance in sustaining Liberia’s growing democracy, the statement concluded.

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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.