Liberia launches investigation into alleged rapes at US-backed school

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Report details claims that staff member sexually assaulted girls in the care of More Than Me in Monrovia

Liberia’s government has announced an immediate investigation into a charity founded by an American woman after allegations that a staff member raped girls in its care.

The information ministry said the government is “greatly concerned”. Liberians have expressed outrage after a last week described the alleged sexual assaults at a branch of the More Than Me charity in the capital, Monrovia, by former staffer Macintosh Johnson, who died from an Aids-related illness in jail in 2016.

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