Gov't Says 'Weah Step Down Protest' Treasonous

Liberia’s Justice Minister, Cllr.

Frank Musa Dean The Government of Liberia has termed the mobilization of individuals and resources within and without of Liberia by a group calling itself “Council of Patriots (CoP)” to execute a “Weah Step Down,” campaign beginning December 30, 2019 as “unconstitutional and treasonous,” noting that such act is an offense against the internal security of the state. It can be recalled that the CoP on November 11, 2019 requested the government to provide security protection to allow them hold a peaceful assembly in Monrovia beginning December 30.

However, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) said in its communication to the CoP that the ministry has “taken cognizance to several public pronouncements emanating from the hierarchy of the CoP, characterizing the assembly as the beginning of a ‘Weah Step Down’ campaign.

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