Liberia: CSO Platform Wants Senate Halt Confirmation Hearing Amid COVID-19 Concerns but Supreme Court Denies Petition

Monrovia — The Civil Society Human Rights Advocacy Platform has condemned the Liberian Senate for breaching the established health protocols amid Covid-19 by holding confirmation hearings for recent presidential appointees and inviting the public to witness the hearings.

The rights group challenged the Senate and sought a prohibition on the entire confirmation hearing from the Supreme Court of Liberia.

The Justice in Chamber, Associate Justice Jamesetta Wolokollie, however, denied the petition,…

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