Journalist found but three others still missing

first_imgDorbor and Quiwea went to Zwedru, in the southeastern county of Grand Gedeh. Flomo is correspondent in Ganta, in the east-central region of Nimba. Dolo was in Gbarnga, in the central county of Bong, and had fled to Ganta after fighting broke out. Since LURD attacks on several provincial capitals, the paper and the radio station have not heard from the journalists. June 12, 2020 Find out more Covid-19 emergency laws spell disaster for press freedom Organisation RSF_en RSF urges Liberian authorities to investigate threats against journalists December 16, 2020 Find out more LiberiaAfrica November 27, 2020 Find out more News Follow the news on Liberia Help by sharing this information 10/04/03Grody Dorbor, editor of the The Inquirer newspaper, who had been missingfor more than two weeks in the rebel-plagued interior, contacted his familyon 9 April to say he had taken refuge on the Ivorian border and wanted toreturn to Monrovia. Three other journalists – Oscar Dolo, Nyahn Flomo andWilliam Quiwea, local correspondents of the radio station Talking DrumStudio-Liberia – are still missing in the rebel area. ————————————-09/03/04Four journalists missing for past two weeksReporters Without Borders called today on Liberian authorities to search for four journalists – Grody Dorbor (editor) of the The Inquirer newspaper, Oscar Dolo, Nyahn Flomo and William Quiwea, local correspondents of the radio station Talking Drum Studio-Liberia – who have been missing for more than two weeks in the central part of the country, where government forces are battling rebels of the Liberians United for Reconciliation and Development (LURD) movement.Expressing his great concern about their fate, Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Robert Ménard said that “at a time when the population is the victim of widespread attacks by armed rebels, the government must take effective steps to ensure the safety of journalists, who are very valuable for Liberians.” He called for a thorough and impartial investigation into the disappearance of the four. News The 2020 pandemic has challenged press freedom in Africa News April 10, 2003 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Journalist found but three others still missing to go further LiberiaAfrica Receive email alerts Reportslast_img

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