Federation of Liberian Youth, LINSU Slam Protest; Reflects on Liberia’s ‘Protests and its Repercussions’ - News Summed Up

Federation of Liberian Youth, LINSU Slam Protest; Reflects on Liberia’s ‘Protests and its Repercussions’


The Federation of Liberian Youth, Liberian National Students Union, the Mano River Union Youth Parliament-Liberia Chapter in a statement released Wednesday expressed concern about “mounting tension and creeping instability” that have flare up since news emerged about the pending protest. However, they expressed fear, referencing Liberia’s bloodest protest – the 1979 rice riot – which aftermath evidently changed the country’s political dynamics. They also accused buinessman-turned-politician Benoni Urey, political leader of the All Liberian Party and chairman of the collaboarting opposition parties. “How can this quasi group plan a protest without letting the Liberian people to know the motivating reasons for their protest? What are the actual motives of these so-called protesters who claim to be in the interest of the Liberian people?


Source: Front Page Africa May 16, 2019 00:33 UTC



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