PUL Welcomes Govt’s Decision

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-To Investigate Brutality Against Journalists

The Press Union of Liberia welcomes the constitution of a committee by President George Weah to investigate brutality against some members of the media by state securities.

The Press Union of Liberia interpose no objection to the credibility of those named on the presidential committee including its former president Peter Quaquqa.

Mr. Quaqua is the current president of the West Africa Journalists Association who brings worth of experience in media advocacy

Members of the Press Union of Liberia recently staged a peaceful assembly decrying the unprecedented wave of brutality, detention and intimidation of journalists in Liberia.

The Union believes that the committee investigation will uncovered the disproportionate actions of these security officers and find  a remedy to the problem.

The Union has a zero tolerance against all forms of brutality, detention and intimidation of Journalists in Liberia.

Meanwhile, the PUL President in consultation with the leadership has named a six member committee to work with the presidential committee in investigating the matter.

Those named on the committee are Journalists Frank Sainwola, Cecelia Clarke, Cllr. Bobby Livingston, Alphonso Toweh, RhodoxonFayiah and Facia Harris. 

The committee is mandated to work with the presidential committee and report within ten days.

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Reuben Sei Waylaun Managing Editor A trained Liberian journalist and Administrator with over eight active years in mainstream media. He has worked with both the electronic and print media as radio producer, newscaster, reporter, News Editor, Editor-In-Chief, and Managing Editor respectively. He has a very good understanding of the Liberian media and very good working relations with media houses across the country and good at lobbying with his peers and above at all times. Reuben is a graduate of the University of Liberia with BPA in PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION & MANAGEMENT with emphasis in Development Planning Administration & Public Policy. In Management, he has emphasis in Human Resource management, Small Business Management and Business law respectively
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