Liberia Sirleaf Urged to Reform Libel Laws Free Rodney Sieh

Republic of Liberia Dear President Sirleaf: A year ago, you became only the second African head of state to endorse the Declaration of Table Mountain, which calls for the repeal of criminal defamation and 'insult' laws throughout Africa. Today, the Committee to Protect Journalists urges you to lead Liberia further along this path: Decriminalize defamation; adopt monetary damages for …

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