Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Human Rights

The case of 44 Ghanaians killed in The Gambia kept alive

By Mustapha JallowA French-German human rights lawyer says they have strong evidence of the killings of 44 Ghanaians in The Gambia in 2005 which...

Human Rights Defenders And The New Gambia

Where are the human rights defenders in the New Gambia? Many claimed that the impunity of the past was so oppressive that people had...

Center For Human Rights On The Arrest Of Youth Of Gunjur

The Center for Human Rights and Development (CHDRD) has expressed their dissatisfaction on the arrest and continuous detention youth protesting against environmental degradation in...

Victims Of Human Rights Violation Receive Support

By Kebba Secka An interest free loan amounting to sixty-six thousand dalasi (D66,000), was given to seven victims of human rights violation of the former...

GPU Holds Media Reform Workshop

By: Kebba AF Touray  The Gambia Press Union (GPU) in collaboration with the National Endowment for Democracy(NED) and the International Republican Institute (IRI), organized a...

Ombudsman Explains Visits To Detention Centers, Assets Declaration

By Nelson Manneh Mrs. Fatou Njie-Jallow, the Ombudsman of the Gambia, Thursday 26th April 2018, disclosed that her office has visited prisons and detention centers and...

‘Victim’s Center’ March In Demand For Justice From Government

By Yankuba Jallow / Louise Jobe Members of the Victims’ Center including family members and loved ones, held a protest march 17th April 2018, on Independence...

Private Jarju Detained

By Mustapha JallowPrivate Dembo L. Jarju, a serving member of the Gambia Armed Forces, was on Thursday, 29th March 2018, arrested and detained at the...

A Step In The Right Direction Complying With The Dictates Of...

The Constitution commands that any arrested person held in custody should be either released or produced before a court within 72 hours. It states...

Capt. Boye Still In Detention Amidst Threats of Legal Action for...

By Mustapha JallowA younger brother of Captain Malick Boye, said his brother would take legal action against anyone who calls their loved one a...

Wife Hunts For Husband’s Killers

By Mustapha JallowIsatou Fatty, wife of late Mahawa Cham, continues to hunt for those who killed her husband, during the former regime.Fatty said those...

Family Urges Investigation Into Death of Former State House Officer

By Mustapha Jallow A devastated family is calling for investigation into the fate of a plain-cloth-officer Mariama Camara who was said to be summarily executed...

‘Investigation Still Ongoing On The Two Generals’- GAF Spokesman

By Mustapha JallowSince their return from Equatorial Guinea on Sunday 21st January 2018, Brigadier General Ansumana Tamba and Brigadier General Umpa Mendy, have been...

Is Detention Without Trial In The Gambia A Thing Of The...

Our investigation has revealed that the following soldiers are still detained without trial:Pa Sanneh, Warrant Officer Class 1 (WOC1) detained since March 2017; Warrant...

CPA Condemns Child Scavenging

By Madiba SinghatehThe Child Protection Alliance CPA, has condemned the act of child scavengers in the country.The CPA reaction came in the wake of...

Dead Body Found Floating In Kotu Quarry

By Alpha JallowThe dead body of a male has been found floating in the early hours of Monday, 12th February 2018, beside the Agua Company...

Gen. Tamba Clocks 19 Days In Detention Family Demands For His...

By Mustapha Jallow Former commander of the State Guards Battalion, Brigadier General Ansumana Tamba, has clocked 19 days in detention without seeing a judge, family...

GPU, CSOs To Launch Coalition On FOI

By Yankuba Jallow Civil Society Organisations in partnership with the GPU and other partners have launched the freedom of information coalition, a movement that will...

‘Arrest, Detention of Dr. Ceesay Unlawful’-CSOs

By: Kebba AF TourayCivil Society Organizations of The Gambia unanimously condemn the arrest and detention of Dr. Ismaila Ceesay calling it unlawful.These statements were...

UTG’s Dr. Ceesay held in custody

By Mustapha Jallow, Mohammed S. Bah and Kebba JeffangDr. Ismaila Ceesay,  a political science lecturer at the University of The Gambia,  is currently held...