- Henry Boimah Fahnbulleh
Henry Boimah Fahnbulleh (born 1949) is a
Liberian politician and diplomat. He is the Liberian Government's current National Security Advisor in the Ellen Johnson-Sirleafadministration. Immediately previous to his appointment as National Security Advisor, he served as Advisor on International Affairs in the same government. [White House, [http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2006/03/20060321-1.html Guest List for the Luncheon in Honor on the Visit of President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf] , March 21, 2006] He served as Foreign Ministerfrom 1981 - 1983 under General Samuel Doe.
Fahnbulleh's father, H. Boima Fahnbulleh, Sr. was also prominent in Liberian society; in Fahnbulleh Jr's words, Fahnbulleh Sr was 'killed while striving for socio-economic justice.' [http://allafrica.com/stories/200808181280.html, 18 August 2008] Assuming inferred cross-referencing is correct, Fahnbulleh Sr was serving as the Liberian ambassador to East Africa, when in 1968, he 'was arrested, tried and convicted on a trumped-up treason charge in which the government sponsored demonstrations and newspapers editorials that condemned him. However, President Tolbert later granted him executive clemency in 1971.' [The Perspective, [http://www.theperspective.org/miatta.html Liberia's Doyen Diva: Ms. Miata Fahnbulleh] , January 3, 2002] Fahnbullah was educated in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Kenya, and the United States. [ [http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=XOd4rzOG5tcC&dq=boima+fahnbulleh&source=gbs_summary_s&cad=0 Voices of Protest: Liberia on the Edge 1974-1980] , author's biography] He graduated from
Fourah Bay Collegein Sierra Leone having studied politics, philosophy, and history. He gained his graduate degree in politics from Howard Universityin Washington and his doctorate from George Washington Universityin political philosophy and international politics.
He has lectured at the
University of Liberiaand also served as Minister of Education and of Foreign Affairs in the Tolbert and Doe Liberian governments from 1978 to 1983. He was a 'prominent' member of the Liberian NGO Movement for Justice in Africain the 1970s. [ [http://dspace.mit.edu/bitstream/handle/1721.1/42108/226315252.pdf?sequence=1 Women and Post-conflict Development: A Case Study on Liberia] , page 54] He lived in exile in Europe, spending some time in London, from 1983 to 1990 and from 1997 to the early 2000s. He has written and lectured extensively on Liberian politics, editing the book "Voices of Protest: Liberia on the Edge 1974-1980," published by Universal Publishers in 2005.
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