Congress for Democratic Change

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Liberian journalist Winston Blyden attacked by politician’s bodyguards

On June 6, 2023, Hanson Kaizolu, a member of Liberia’s opposition Unity Party, ordered two of his bodyguards to “flog” and “beat up” Winston Blyden, a producer and director with the privately owned broadcaster Bana FM, after he covered daily legislative proceedings at the Capitol building in Monrovia, according to a statement by the local…

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Liberian police face opposition CDC supporters in the run-up to presidential elections. Three broadcasters have been shut down by the government for covering the CDC party's campaign. (AFP)

Liberian government silences three broadcasters

New York, November 8, 2011–The administration of incumbent Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf silenced on Monday three Liberian broadcasters that have covered the campaigning of the opposition Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) party in the run-up to today’s runoff presidential vote, according to news reports.

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Inside Love FM, after Monday's bomb attack. (Press Union of Liberia)

Liberian media outlets targeted in post-election violence

New York, October 18, 2011–The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns Monday’s arson attack against a Liberian radio station and threats made against another radio station’s journalists in response to their coverage of Liberia’s presidential elections.

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