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Liberia

Samuel Kanyon Doe

Date of Birth: 06/05/1951
Place of Birth: Tuzon
Died: 09/09/1990


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Threatening 'good order'

Civil rights groups were alarmed, suggesting that police behaviour recalled the 'jungle justice' prevailing in the last days of the late President Samuel Doe in 1989...


Blood under the bridge

Sources said that John Bestman, Deputy Finance Minister under Johnson-Sirleaf during Samuel Doe's regime, had been called home to be Finance Minister...


Taylor's gaolers

As General Services Agency director under Samuel Doe, Taylor was accused of embezzling some US$1 million from the government...


Not Charlie's aunt

Though a founding member of the LAP, which probably won the 1985 elections which were commandeered by Samuel Doe, she is running now under the banner of the Unity Party, another former alliance party...


Talking of votes

In 1985 Mandingos voted en bloc for Samuel Doe's mainly Krahn National Democratic Party of Liberia...

Its members know that their parties, in 1985, fought each other so bitterly that they opened the road for Samuel Doe on the NDPL ticket...


Ghankay versus the rest

When the military regime of Samuel Doe fraudulently excluded the LPP from the 1985 election, the party joined forces with the Liberian Action Party (LAP)...

The UPP is often blamed for the rice riots which, in 1979-80, brought down the True Whig government and opened the way to the dictatorship of Samuel Doe...

• The New Democratic Party of Liberia (NDPL) was founded to support Samuel Doe's presidential campaign in 1985 and is associated with Doe's Krahn people...


Keeping what peace?

Under the late President Samuel Doe, Krahns dominated the government and especially the armed forces; Krahn officers and men are still much in evidence in Hezekiah Bowen’s Armed Forces of Liberia...


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