Liberia ALERT: Radio Veritas Resumes Broadcasting

The government of President Charles Taylor granted permission to Radio Veritas, owned by the Catholic Church, to resume broadcasting on its short wave frequency. The government had in July 2001, ordered the closure of the short wave frequency of the station for “sending negative reports on government to the outside world.” Justifying that action, Posts and Telecommunications Minister, Emma Wour said that the use of short wave facilities in the country was not a right.

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