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Thursday, February 22, 2024

POLITICAL ACTIVIST’S CAR SET ABLAZE – CHARLES BROWN ALLEGES HIS VEHICLE WAS TARGETED DUE TO HIS ACTIVISM DEMANDING BETTER WAGES AND BENEFITS

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MONROVIA, LIBERIA – In a disturbing turn of events, Charles Brown, a prominent political activist and leader of a protest at the Liberian Senate, has claimed that his car was set ablaze at his home as a result of his advocacy. Brown has alleged that Senator Saah Joseph and Frank Saah Foko, whom he interacted with at the Capitol Building, were involved in the incident, making shocking threats against him.

The series of events leading up to the alleged act of arson began during a protest organized by Brown and his supporters, demanding improved wages and benefits for Liberian Capitol Building employees.

Throwing further light on the situation, Brown revealed that before the incident, Senator Saah Joseph and Frank Saah Foko, known for their association with the opposing political party CDC/COP, brought a group of individuals to intimidate him.

Although Brown does not have concrete evidence linking the senators to the incident, he cannot help but draw connections. “My car got burnt just days after their threats,” he confirmed, suggesting a possible motive behind the attack. The investigation is ongoing, as authorities work diligently to determine the cause and culprits responsible for the incident.

Considering the seriousness of the matter, local governance organizations and human rights activists have expressed their solidarity with Brown and called for a thorough investigation. They emphasize the importance of protecting individuals like Brown who exercise their right to peacefully advocate for change and socioeconomic progress.

This incident has drawn attention to the importance of maintaining a safe and inclusive for to express their opinions and fight for their rights. It serves as a reminder of the challenges faced by those who choose to stand up for social change and justice.

Police are said to launch investigations into the Incidence. The future of political activism in Liberia hangs in the balance, with the hope that justice will prevail and the culprits will be brought to account.

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