Government Ban on Newspaper Badly Handled, At Best
In a shrill article in the Liberian Express newspaper today, entitled "Media Crackdown Begins", there's one statement that to me rings true:
The closure of The Independent newspaper without according it the due process of law is reminscent of the regimes of Presidents Samuel K. Doe and Charles Taylor[,] when state security were ordered to shut down media institutions without recourse to the law.
Update: make sure to read the first response to this post! Good stuff.