A sexually-explicit embarrassing video posted in a Facebook chatroom with alleged ties to the ruling Unity Party in Liberia is drawing condemnation from various political circles as tension mounts ahead of this year’s presidential and legislative elections. Mohammed Sambolah, Assistant Director at the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning, said to be a member of the party, encouraging a female partner to record a video which only shows her face and not his, is drawing criticisms from the Ministry of Gender, Children & Social Protection as well as the UP whose Assistant Secretary General for Press, Publicity and Outreach, Mo Ali, said in a statement Tuesday that the party condemns the video.
The ministry investigation gathered that such recording was done long ago, but was released recently when the two reportedly engaged in a misunderstanding.
- Ministry of Gender, Children And Social Protection (MGCSP) Mr.
Ali however suggested that the chatroom is not sanctioned by the UP although it bears its name. Ali: “In the early morning hours of June 27, 2017 a video involving two adults in sexual acts was circulated on social media.
We also HIGHLY recommend every member have a Face Photo in their account before accessing Chat!It's not a matter of taking a few pills if you get infected, it is a new lifestyle.It is your responsibility I am just seeking some answers.While most people who frequent online chatrooms are good people, there are some who are there to prey on or bully other people.Fortunately, by taking steps to keep your personal information private, being cautious when it comes to interacting with people you meet online, and ending communication with people who threaten you, you’ll be better able to safeguard yourself from predators.First, as Young points out, women’s harassment is more likely to be gender-based and that has specific, discriminatory harms rooted in our history.