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Emmelonye Uchenna,,-The United Nations Human Rights Commissioner (UNHRC) in Liberia
Emmelonye Uchenna,,-The United Nations Human Rights Commissioner (UNHRC) in Liberia

MONROVIA, LIBERIA-The United Nations Human Rights Commissioner (UNHRC) in Liberia is commending President George Weah for initiating the recent dialogue with affected victims of the Fendell Demolition.

In his recent letter of commendation to Foreign Minister, Gbehzohngar Findley, Emmelonye Uchenna, described as commendable, President Weah’s recent face-to-face dialogue with the affected persons.

The Human Rights Commissioner applauded the President’s move as an unprecedented Pro-Poor step, aimed at addressing the Human Rights violation suffered by the Fendell Community People.

The letter quotes Ambassador Emelonye Unchenna as saying he will remain engaged with the Fendell Demolition Victims and the Liberian Government in the dialoguing process.

He promised to provide technical advisory support needed to compensate the victims for the violation of their rights.

The UNHRC in Liberia is the first Human Rights Institution that has concerned itself with the plight of the Fendell victims.

The organization’s intervention into the matter follows a sustained advocacy by the Liberia Media for Democratic Initiatives (LMDI) to ensure that the victims receive redress.

 


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