The United Democratric Party (UDP) Puts Forward Its Non Negotiable Demands
The woman managing the state-sponsored crisis of the Gambia’s main opposition United Democratic Party has issued a press statement listing the party’s uncompromising demands. Mariam Secka’s demands include unconditional release of all detainees, and that investigation be launched on the reported death of Solo Sandeng and brutal torture of detainees.
Read below the UDP’s Press Release in detail:
UNITED DEMOCRATIC PARTY (UDP)
The Executive Committee
Bamba Mass @ May 4, 2016
MY COMMANDER IN CHIEF PRESIDENT JAMMEH SHOULD NOW STEP DOWN TO AVOID CONFLICT IN THE GAMBIA
Dear Mr Editor,
Please allow me some space in your wisely read newspaper to express my fears to the Gambians President my commander in Chief. Your Excellency I was an immigration officer of nearly 16 years of service to my country and have been among your security officials who used to go your farms to work to help you. Sir I know for sure most of us in the security have served you diligently with dedicated and loyalty. We praise sing your name and run after your vehicle, we obeyed your orders without asking whether
Bamba Mass @ May 3, 2016
THE GAMBIA: THE RIGHT TO FREEDOM FROM TORTURE, MURDER, FORCED DISAPPEARANCE, INCARCERATION AND EXILE, FOR EVERY GAMBIAN
By Mathew K Jallow
As an inter-party round-table discussion panel gets underway at the IEC, a significant element is missing; Ousainou Darboe, UDP party leader; Gambia’s largest opposition. No one knows what the Inter-party discussions are about yet, what is clear is that with leaders of the main opposition illegally held in detention for exercising their constitutional rights, it is not the
Yanks Dabo @ May 2, 2016
THE GAMBIA WAVE OF PROTESTS HITS NORWAY
The wave of protest to show solidarity with victims of the recent crackdown on peaceful demonstrators in Gambia has reached the shores of Scandinavia where the waves finally hit the city of Oslo yesterday evening Friday 29th April at 4:30pm. After attending the normal Friday prayers and listening to a strong sermon from an eloquent Imam who touched on holding fast to the truth in this world come what may, concerned Gambians and friends
Landing Nyassi @ April 30, 2016
GAMBIA IS IN WRONG HANDS. REGIME CHANGE IS EMINENT.
By Momodou Lamin Korta
The Gambia has experience the worst moment of its history in the past 22 years since the junta regime came in to power. President Yahya Jammeh came in to power through the barrel of the Gun some two decades ago. We where very young when this man and some few un educated in experience soldiers walk in to our lives claiming to change the direction of the country to not only suit the younger generation that’s the present generation but the entire Gambian population.
Bamba Mass @ April 29, 2016
KILLING AND OPPRESSION OF OUR PEOPLE GOT TO STOP; JAMMEH MUST GO!
By Mai Kanyi
The cliquish regime of yahya Jammeh and the APRC became the object of contempt in the Gambia for its illegitimacy and record of misrule coupled with harsh survival tactics. The regime became dependent on ferocious repression ,executive lawlessness and impunity to enforce the iron- fisted control it imposed over the country. Despite the pretense of a return to civil rule in 1996, the Gambia still remains a “sham democracy” no credible elections
Landing Nyassi @ April 28, 2016
SITUATIONAL ANALYSIS: DARBOE & CO BETWEEN MILE II AND COURT; REGIME’S STRATEGY FOR SURVIVAL
Today marks the third time when the Gambian prominent opposition leader Lawyer H Darboe and the co were brought to court hearing since their arrest and detention following the peaceful march geared towards the release of the detained UDP youth wing leader Solo Sandeng and his colleagues. The
Landing Nyassi @ April 27, 2016