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LIBERIA: No relief as most Mon...
LIBERIA: No relief as most Monrovians go without toilets
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
With just one in 25 Liberians having access to a toilet, most use the nearest bush or beach, unwittingly committing what the UN Children’s Fund...
Chuckie Taylor convicted of to...
Chuckie Taylor convicted of torture
Sunday, November 2, 2008
Chuckie Taylor, son of former Liberian president Charles Taylor, was found guilty of torture and related crimes by a US court on Thursday 30 October....
LIBERIA: Mental health problem...
LIBERIA: Mental health problems breed violence
Wednesday, October 29, 2008
Liberia’s only mental health specialist says the country is experiencing an increase in post-traumatic stress disorders because the country’s two...
LIBERIA: Would you fight again...
LIBERIA: Would you fight again?
Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Female ex-combatants are twice as likely as men to take up weapons again to escape poverty, based on a recent US-funded survey of more than 1,000...
LIBERIA: FGM continues in rura...
LIBERIA: FGM continues in rural secrecy
Sunday, October 12, 2008
Thousands of young girls annually prepare for their initiation into a women’s secret association, Sande Society, which operates mostly in Liberia,...
LIBERIA: Flood relief efforts ...
LIBERIA: Flood relief efforts continue
Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Hundreds of residents along Monrovia’s coast have lost, or are still blocked from their homes nearly two months after storms started on 20 July 2008,...
Liberia ALERT: Journalist’s eq...
Liberia ALERT: Journalist’s equipment briefly seized in Senate Chamber
Wednesday, September 3, 2008
Fredrick Cherue, a member of the Upper House of Liberia’s parliament on August 27, 2008, seized the equipment of a radio journalist for allegedly...
LIBERIA: Coastal erosion displ...
LIBERIA: Coastal erosion displaces hundreds
IRIN NEWS http://irinnews.org
Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Coastal erosion has wiped out dozens of homes and left nearly 200 inhabitants homeless in Buchanan, the second largest city in Liberia, and...
LIBERIA: Living with fistula
LIBERIA: Living with fistula
IRIN NEWS http://irinnews.org
Thursday, May 15, 2008
Of 600 rape victims recently interviewed by a Liberian non-governmental organisation, 90 percent of the women were found to be suffering from...
LIBERIA: As armed robbery rise...
LIBERIA: As armed robbery rises civilians defend themselves
IRIN NEWS http://irinnews.org
Thursday, May 8, 2008
The current police force in the Liberian capital Monrovia is unable to combat an increase in violent crime, according to a recent independent report...