LNBA Condemns Rising Insecurity

The Liberian National Bar Association (LNBA) condemns the continuing wave of on-going incidences of reported attacks, ritualistic killings, disappearances, and criminal acts in the country.

The Bar calls on the Government of Liberia to move swiftly to step up security so as to guarantee the personal safety of citizens and residents.

The LNBA in a press statement signed and issued yesterday, Monday, September 27, 2021, by its Secretary General, Cllr. Bobby  W. Livingstone, said having considered the recent reported attacks on citizens, including Judges warns that without investigation and punitive actions against culprits, these incidents of violence, torture and wanton killings may escalate and lead to insecurity across the country.

The statement said that recently, the homes of Judge Roosevelt Z. Willie, Resident Circuit Judge of Criminal Court “A” and Judge Roland Dahn, Resident Judge of the Eighth Judicial Circuit Court, Nimba County were attacked by unknown persons.

The LNBA condemns the perpetrators of the attacks, killings and disappearances of individuals in the country, and therefore calls on the Government of the Republic of Liberia to speedily investigate the reported violent attacks, sweeping across the nation and to take the appropriate action to curb same.

The release concluded that given the significant and crucial work of the judges, the LNBA requests the Government of Liberia to provide all necessary and adequate security for the protection of judges.

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