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News about the struggle for better democracy in Liberia. According to Freedom House, the "organizational and policy capacity of most parties remains weak, and politics continues to be largely personality-driven". Also check out our section on World Democracy and our Africa articles.
The United Nations has said that more countries need to step up in the fight against the deadly Ebola outbreak currently ravaging Western Africa. The disease is ravaging the Western African nations of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone
Art in Liberia: after tragic violence in Liberia, new generation seek rewards of peace including one artist turning weapons of civil war into new objects of art
How Liberian immigrant found that the modern American Dream is still very alive for many in 2013
Many of Africa’s most popular soccer legends come to support peace and reconciliation in post-war country as soccer players unite for Liberia
Liberia entrepreneur uses public chalkboard to post news for some of Liberia’s disconnected: Liberia businessman writes chalkboard news to inform neighbors
International outrage to arrest Sudan’s Bashir after genocidal wars continues to increase
Liberia President Sirleaf: Signs Pledge Designed by Experts on Press Freedom and Journalists
For the sake of these democratic protesters and many others like them, there needs to be a better way to criminalize the activities of dictatorship to ensure successful prosecution. It is time for an international law that makes it a crime to be a dictator or to hold high positions in dictatorships.
Economic Austerity Plan Reveals Depth of Economic Crisis Launching Violent Protests in Greece