Gov’t Talks Tough Against Anti-Gays Threats

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The Government of Liberia (GOL) says its attention is seriously drawn to an anonymous press release from a purported group calling itself ‘Movement Against Gay’s in Liberia (MOGAL), in which the group threatens to “go after” individuals it claims are either gays, lesbians or gays supporters.

In a press release issued in Monrovia Wednesday, the GOL says while it supports the rights of any of its citizens to hold dear their traditional values, it will neither countenance nor condone any form of intolerance whose objective is to stifle the exercise of individual freedoms and the advance of civil liberties.

Meanwhile, the government discloses that the relevant security agencies have been instructed to seriously investigate these threats and to swiftly arrest and prosecute anyone who threatens ‘to go after’ gays and their supporters.

 

Last Updated ( Saturday, 07 April 2012 11:57 )  

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