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Justice Minister Cautions Media To Serve As Ambassadors Of Peace

    By: Steve P. Jackson The Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Cllr. Frederick D. Cherue has cautioned the Liberian media to act as ambassadors of peace and not to spread hate messages through their mediums. Speaking over the weekend to judicial and local reporters in Gbarnga, Minister Cherue said media is so powerful that it can [...]

After 40 Years of Partnership BCR/ICRC Part Company

         By; Steve P. Jackson The Bureau of Corrections and Rehabilitation (BCR) at the Ministry of Justice with support from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have ended a weeklong training workshop for Senior Managers of the Bureau. The training workshop on the topic "Consolidating Prison Manageme [...]

SGBV Perpetrators in Trouble

  By: Zazay Kolubah Anyone thinking of carrying out Sexual Gender Based Violence (SGBV) in Liberia must now be prepared to face stringent resistance from the Country's law enforcement actors going forward. This development comes after the need to expose SGBV perpetrators and better tighten the grip against the menace was realized, thereby [...]

GoL is committed to protecting workers’ rights; Deputy Justice Minister Barnes

  By: Zazay Kolubah Deputy Justice Minister for Administration and Public Safety Wheatonia Dixon-Barnes has assured of the Government of Liberia’s commitment to upholding all international protocol that promote good labor practices. Cllr. Barnes said the Liberian Government recognizes the contributions of the labor force toward the nati [...]

15 BCR Officers Trained, Ready for Advanced Intelligence Operations

By: Zazay Kolubah Having been trained in various capacity building programs, Liberia’s security sector is gradually gravitating to higher professional heights. The latest beneficiary is the Bureau of Corrections and Rehabilitation (BCR) whose officers got trained by UNMIL in advanced intelligence operation, following the basic intelligence [...]

Monrovia Central Prison Embarks on Livelihood Skills Training

                                                                                           By: Zazay Kolubah The Gove [...]

UNMIL Corrections Mentors Depart, Bureau of Corrections and Rehabilitation Sadden

      Departing UNMIL CAU Mentors Receive Plaques from Colleagues.                                                                           &nb [...]

MOJ Investigates Financial Improprieties at the Min. of Finance

  By Steve P. Jackson The Ministry of Justice has embarked on an investigation of the report based on complaint from the Minister of Finance and Development Planning. Findings from the investigative report will be forward to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for action. Details of the alleged financial improprieties at the Minister of Finance a [...]

Gov’t Constitutes LNP, LIS Civilian Complaint Review Board

                                     By: Zazay Kolubah Often times when there is misunderstanding between civilian personnel and security officers, the matter usually falls back into the purview of the security (whose officer is a party to the conflict) t [...]

German Embassy Renews Partnership with Justice Ministry

By: Zazay Kolubah The German Embassy near Monrovia has renewed its commitment to working closely with the Ministry of Justice to address critical issues affecting the corrections system of Liberia. The embassy revealed that serious attention will be paid to tackling pretrial detention and improving services for inmates. The Embassy has committed t [...]

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