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Law Reform meeting ends in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County

David/Maximilian Kasseh,Jr.

BUCHANAN, GRAND BASSA COUNTY, LIBERIA-A two day high level meeting for Law Reform is currently ongoing in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County.

The Meeting is organized by the Law Reform Commission with technical support from the Office of the High Commission on Human Rights (OHCHR).

It brings together representatives from the Executive, some members of the Legislature and other stakeholders, among others.

In remarks, a representative of the Office of the High Commission on Human Rights, David Dolo, said law reform is crucial to National Development.

Also speaking, the Vice Chairperson of the Law Reform Commission Cllr. Felecia Coleman, said it is important that all stakeholders come together to ensure that the laws in Liberia are reformed.

The Acting Chairman of the Independent Commission on Human Rights says there should be equal protection under the law.

Rev. Bartholomew Colley said:” Every Liberian must be protected under the laws of the Country without discrimination.”

He said it is also important for every Liberian to have access to the Laws of the Country.

Rev Colley spoke Thursday, October 10, 2019, in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County, at the opening of a two-day High Level Meeting on Law Reform, organized by the Law Reform Commission and supported from the Office of the High Commission on Human Rights (OHCHR).

For his part, Nimba County Representative Larry Nyanquoi highlighted the importance of the gathering, saying that the Legislature remains engaged to reform some of the Laws in the Country.


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