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  • BREAKING: DHS Search of Mobile Home Park Linked to Missing Liberian Muslims? ( Virginia )

    10/04/2014 7:49:04 AM PDT · by george76 · 34 replies
    Gotnews ^ | October 4, 2014 | Charles C. Johnson
    Is Virginia Beach the scene of the next outbreak? reported earlier this week about two Muslim men who were missing from a Liberian freighter’s passenger manifest. Our law enforcement source confirms that this search by DHS of a mobile home park in the Cheasepeake, VA area is related to the missing Muslim men.
  • Liberian with Ebola Sneaks into White House Past Drunken Secret Service Agents [Email]

    10/01/2014 5:40:51 PM PDT · by General Smedley Bulter · 8 replies
    (This is going around as an e-mail.) Liberian with Ebola Sneaks into White House Past Drunken Secret Service Agents by Patrick Finnegan In the last two weeks, we had an African with ebola board a commercial airliner and fly right into Dallas, and apparently nobody in Congress thought this was a bad idea. Just to prove the incompetence goes double for the White House, a crazed individual proclaiming that the "atmosphere was collapsing" charged into the White House, which apparently needs a lock on the front door or at least a guard able to stop a lunatic. Well, based on...
  • Soldiers spill blood in Liberian Ebola slum as riot breaks out

    08/20/2014 11:04:00 AM PDT · by Teotwawki · 17 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | August 20, 2014 | Associated Press and Damien Gayle
    Liberian soldiers opened fire on residents of a slum in their country's capital city today after it was locked down in an effort to contain the spread of Ebola virus. People ran screaming as soldiers from the country's Ebola Task Force brutally enforced a quarantine of Monrovia's West Point district ordered by the country's president last night.
  • Ebola crisis: Liberia confirms West Point patients missing

    08/18/2014 12:11:08 PM PDT · by Covenantor · 21 replies
    BBC ^ | Aug 19, 20014
    Following earlier denials, Liberia has admitted that 17 suspected Ebola patients are "missing" after a health centre in the capital was looted. The government had sought to reassure people, saying all the patients had been moved to another health facility. But Information Minister Lewis Brown told the BBC that 17 inmates had gone "back into their communities".
  • Ebola patients flee armed attack on Liberian isolation ward

    08/17/2014 7:29:39 AM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 90 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 17 August 2014 | Sam Webb for MailOnline
    Armed men attacked an Ebola isolation ward in the Liberian capital Monrovia overnight, prompting 29 patients to flee the facility, witnesses said Sunday. 'They broke down the doors and looted the place. The patients all fled,' said Rebecca Wesseh, who witnessed the attack and whose report was confirmed by residents and the head of Health Workers Association of Liberian, George Williams. Meanwhile, a Nigerian man was today at the centre of an Ebola health scare on the Spanish Costas, which contains an estimated British population of more than 82,000.
  • 15-year-old boy arrested in attack on Mexican immigrant on Staten Island {"Liberian immigrant"}

    08/02/2010 1:58:30 PM PDT · by drpix · 23 replies · 9+ views ^ | 8/2/10 | Rocco Parascandola
    A 15-year-old boy has been busted in the robbing and beating of a Mexican immigrant on Staten Island, the latest in a string of hate crimes... The 18-year-old victim was beaten and robbed... The suspect a Liberian immigrant who is now a U.S. citizen...
  • Teenager Who Led Gang-Rape of Phoenix 8-Year-Old Gets Probation ( Liberian refugees )

    06/03/2010 1:17:43 PM PDT · by george76 · 42 replies · 1,496+ views
    ap ^ | June 03, 2010
    A 15-year-old Liberian refugee who pleaded guilty to participating in the gang rape of an 8-year-old girl was sentenced to probation. Maricopa County Juvenile Court Judge Samuel Thumma Wednesday also sent the boy to a secure treatment center for at least a year for last summer's assault in Phoenix. He was originally charged as an adult but later sent to juvenile court where he pleaded guilty to sexual assault, kidnapping, three counts of sexual conduct with a minor and one count of attempted sexual conduct with a minor. Unless a judge rules otherwise, he will remain on probation until he...
  • Audio of 911 Call in Liberian Rape Case Released

    08/28/2009 10:12:37 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 5 replies · 1,127+ views
    KVOA ^ | 8/28/09
    Phoenix police on Friday released an audio recording of a 911 call made in the case of an 8-year-old Liberian girl allegedly raped by four young boys last month. In the five-minute call, the manager of the Phoenix building complex where the girl lived tells the dispatcher that a resident says a teenage boy locked the girl in a vacant apartment and had her screaming. The manager also says the girl came out of the apartment in only her underwear and holding her dress in her hand. The girl has been in state custody since the July 16 incident. The...
  • Family Shuns Girl, 8, After Rape Sparks Outcry [Why Isn't Family Charged With Child Neglect]

    07/24/2009 8:53:41 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 20 replies · 1,299+ views
    AP Report ^ | July 24th 2009
    Family shuns girl, 8, after rape sparks outcry PHOENIX - Lured by promises of chewing gum then allegedly raped in a shed by four boys barely older than her, an 8-year-old Liberian girl is now in foster care and living with strangers after being shunned by her family. The alleged sexual assault in Phoenix and reaction by her family have sparked an international outcry, reaching all the way to the president of Liberia, the home country of the girl's family and the four young suspects. "I think that family is wrong. They should help that child who has been traumatized...
  • (Liberian) Community Mourns 7 Killed in House Fire

    12/28/2008 7:32:57 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 7 replies · 592+ views
    AP via AOL News ^ | December 28, 2007 | KATHY MATHESON, AP
    PHILADELPHIA (Dec. 28) - Dozens of Liberian immigrants mourned Saturday at a house where seven members of their community died in a fire that a survivor said started when a kerosene heater spilled fuel and exploded as it was being moved outdoors.
  • New Liberian President Thanks U.S. Sailors for Support

    01/17/2006 6:24:03 PM PST · by SandRat · 3 replies · 367+ views
    MONROVIA, Liberia, Jan. 17, 2006 – The newly elected president of Liberia visited USS Mount Whitney sailors and civilian mariners today while the ship was off the coast of Liberia's capital city, Monrovia. Mount Whitney, the U.S. 6th Fleet's flagship, and frigate USS Carr were deployed to the area as a sign of support for the newly elected leader. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf came aboard via "Ghostrider," the MH-60S helicopter stationed aboard Mount Whitney. She briefly met with Navy Capt. Ladd Wheeler, the ship's skipper, and several other key staff members before having a brief tour and addressing the crew. "Thank...
  • Bloody Past Is Catching Up With Liberian Despot (Charles Taylor)

    07/01/2005 5:48:13 PM PDT · by blam · 6 replies · 536+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 7-1-2005 | David Blair
    Bloody past is catching up with Liberian despot By David Blair in Calabar (Filed: 02/07/2005) After impoverishing his country, killing thousands and stealing a fortune, Africa's most notorious fallen tyrant is facing a rising clamour for him to face justice. Charles Taylor, the deposed president of Liberia, benefits from asylum in Nigeria despite being the subject of an Interpol arrest warrant and an indictment on 17 counts of war crimes. Charles Taylor: Africa's most prominent fugitive A life steeped in bloodshed has not prevented Taylor from enjoying Nigeria's official hospitality and a grace-and-favour residence in a government lodge in the...
  • US Can Board Liberian Flag Vessels

    02/19/2004 4:53:30 AM PST · by Flint · 4 replies · 128+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 19Feb2004 | Editor
    <p>Editorial in the WSJ today says that the US has struck a deal with Liberia that allows the US Navy to board any Liberian flag vessel that is suspected of carrying lilicit weapons or delivery systems.</p>
  • Death Toll In Liberian Capital Rises To 600

    07/22/2003 8:48:01 PM PDT · by blam · 1 replies · 185+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 7-23-2003 | Andrew Meldrum/James Astill
    Death toll in Liberian capital rises to 600 Andrew Meldrum in Pretoria and James Astill Wednesday July 23, 2003 The Guardian (UK) The civilian death toll in Liberia's civil war soared to more than 600 yesterday, according to government officials, as fighting raged for a fifth day between rebels and government forces for control of the capital, Monrovia. As mortars and machinegun-fire ripped through residential districts, panicked residents and aid workers appealed for foreign troops to intervene and re-establish peace. The United Nations refugee agency described the situation in the capital as "horrific". West African ministers and security officers met...