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Cummings rallies support for December 17

“We Tiyah Suffering Peaceful Rally”

The Standard Bearer of the Collaborating Political Parties (CPP), Mr. Alexander Cummings has made a passionate plea for Liberians to confront and overcome the fear of intimidation and turnout in mass and support the December 17, “We Tayah Suffering” rally at the SKD Sports Complex in Paynesville, Monrovia.

The planned Peaceful rally dubbed “We Tayah Suffering” is being organized by the CPP to amplify the voices of the suffering masses and showcase the poor performance of President George Weah’s five years administration.

Cummings said the rally is intended to champion the cause of the downtrodden masses who are enduring the harsh and difficult economic conditions, the thousands of jobless Liberians, and those affected and injured by the poor governance of the CDC administration.

He said the peaceful assembly, is a rallying point for all Liberians, irrespective of Political and religious affiliations, ethnicity, or tribal lineages, to reawaken the governing CDC to the realities of its failed policies, the looming danger to the country’s democracy, and extreme suffering and poverty in Liberia.

In a statement released Sunday, December 11, Cummings said since announcement of the Peaceful rally, the CDC administration has been jittery and provoking threats of violence and intimidation to thwart the planned rally and prevent the people from speaking truth to power.

He said the popular support for the December 17, rally at the same SKD Sports Complex, where President Weah was inaugurated and made the many failed promises, has inspired and energized him, as well as reinforced his resilience and belief that Liberians are determined to usher in real change for national development and advancement.

“December 17 Rally, is for the market women, men and youths tolling under the rain and sun, the jobless, abandoned senior citizens and retired Liberians, those fearing growing insecurity, rising crime rates, fear of Liberia becoming a drugs hub, those with unfulfilled dreams, civil servants affected by arbitrary salary cuts, as well as those with medical complications, but cannot afford the high cost of seeking treatment outside Liberia,” Cummings said.

Last week, Liberia’s Justice Minister and acting head of state, Counsellor Musah Dean, following sustained public pressure, granted permission for the holding of the CPP December 17, planned peaceful rally outside the SKD Sports Complex in Paynesville, Monrovia.

Minister Dean in a letter dated December 8, accordingly, directed the Director of the Liberia National Police, Patrick Sudue, to provide all necessary protection to citizens attending the December 17, rally.

Minister Dean ordered the Police to provide and ensure protection of all citizens attending the Rally.

The CPP Standard Bearer insisted that the Weah’s administration is under constitutional obligations to grant the rights of citizens to peacefully gather and are duty-bound by law to ensure maximum protection of the Liberian people.

He called on Liberians of all persuasions including nurses, teachers, motorcyclists, petty traders, marketers, voting-age, youths, as well as civil servants affected by the illegal reduction of salaries, to turn out in mass and make their voices louder and clearer over the deplorable living conditions and extreme suffering in Liberia.


The New Dawn is Liberia’s Truly Independent Newspaper Published by Searchlight Communications Inc. Established on November 16, 2009, with its first hard copy publication on January 22, 2010. The office is located on UN Drive in Monrovia Liberia. The New Dawn is bilingual (both English & French).


  1. I’m very excited for the brilliant analysis of Hon. Cummings.
    I highly anticipating that peaceful rally, let us eradicate this corrupt CDC government come 2023…

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