Tantamounts to Insulting President Yahya Jammeh Gambian police have in their custody an employee of Foroyaa newspaper. Bai Mass Kah was arrested at his home in Serekunda after he was accused of “denigrating and insulting” President Yahya Jammeh. Police Public Relations Officer confirmed Mr. Kah’s arrest on November 14th.
The Gambia’s popular prime-time TV show host has been freed on bail. Fatou Camara spent 25 days in illegal detention without trial. She was kept at the National Intelligence Agency headquarters in Banjul. Fatou was arraigned in before Magistrate Lamin Mbai of the Banjul Magistrate’s Court on Friday. She was
By Ebrima Ceesay Alagie Yorro Jallow, co-founder and former managing editor of the banned Independent newspaper in the Gambia, has just published a highly recommended book on the Gambian Media. The book will be officially released (available for sale) on 26th October 2013. The book cover, meanwhile, is attached here,
FAMILIES DID NOT KNOW WHAT HAPPENED TO THEIR EXECUTED RELATIVES By Ndey Tapha Sosseh Today, Friday August 23, 2013, marks the anniversary of the executions of nine death row inmates in The Gambia Mile 2 prisons. An incident that shook the world for no one had taken it seriously
The regional economic grouping has been urged to “exercise its authority to enforce its Court’s decisions by ensuring the Gambia to conduct a full investigation into the cases of Ebrima Manneh and Musa Saidykhan and pays adequate compensation, as ordered by the ECOWAS Court, for the violations of their human
JULY 22 ANNIVERSARY: THE PARADOX OF A BLOODLESS COUP D’ETAT AND A BLOODY 19-YEAR RULE Dear President Jammeh, Today July 22nd 2013 marks 19 years of your coming into power – the day that you wrested power from a democratically elected government and imposed an undemocratic illegal franchise which
IT’S TIME TO TAKE ACTION NOW July 22, 2013, marks 19 years of President Yahya Jammeh’s rule of West Africa’s smallest country, the Gambia, after the 48-year-old leader ceased power in 1994 through a military coup. The 19-year rule of President Jammeh has been characterised by brutal repression of