Thursday, June 20, 2019

Human Rights

Detention Without Trial Still Alive In The Gambia

Never would anyone who heard President Elect Barrow’s speeches during the early phase of his victory, thought that we would wake up in a...

Discharged Officer Complains of Delayed Benefits

By Mustapha Jallow A senior discharged member of the Gambia Armed Forces said he is yet to receive his benefits. ‘‘The process is very slow...

Campaign To Bring Yahya Jammeh And Accomplices To Justice Launched

By Yankuba Jallow Survivors of human rights violations under the Jammeh regime and international human rights lawyers and advocates, have created the ‘Campaign to Bring...

‘‘My Husband Was Arrested Whilst He Was On Leave’’- Wife Told...

By Mustapha Jallow                                                   Corporal Baboucarr alias ‘Nyakareh’, a serving member of the Gambia Armed Forces, was arrested while on leave, his wife told this...

IOM / UNMA Conclude 3 Day Training Workshop on Child Protection

By Nelson Manneh The International Organization for Migration (IOM), in partnership with the United Nations Migration Agency, has concluded a three-day training workshop on Child protection. The...

Wife Asks for Fate of Detained Husband As his detention affects...

By Mustapha Jallow Lance Corporal Abba Badjie, a serving member of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), was detained since 13 July 2017, without court appearance...

23 Soldiers Detained Without Trial

Courtesy RFI Since the end of the regime of former President Yahya Jammeh, soldiers formerly under his command have been regularly arrested. Among them are...

IHRDA Appoints New Program Director

By Kebba Jeffang The Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) on October 4th announced the appointment of Lesotho born human rights lawyer...

GCVHRV Give Financial Support to Families of Human Rights Violations

By Fatoumatta K Jallow  The Gambia Centre for Victims of Human Rights Violations (GCVHRV) on Monday 2nd October 2017 gave financial support to 17 students...

Detained Lieutenant Transferred

By Mustapha Jallow Lieutenant Abdoulie Jarju, a serving member of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), who was detained for nearly three months at the Guards...

MOTHER STILL YEARNS FOR THE REMAINS OF HER SON

By Mustapha Jallow A 68 year-old, Aja Mammie Ceesay, the  mother of Alhagie Mamut Ceesay, said she wants the remains of her son for proper...

Mother Still Yearns For The Remains Of Her Son

By Mustapha Jallow A 68 year-old, Aja Mammie Ceesay, the  mother of Alhagie Mamut Ceesay, said she wants the remains of her son for proper...

WHEN WILL THEY BE RELEASED?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Many people are writing letters to enquire about prisoners who were given long sentences that were incomparable to the crimes committed...

WHEN WILL THEY BE RELEASED?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Many people are writing letters to enquire about prisoners who were given long sentences that were incomparable to the crimes committed...

Former PIU Officer Still In Detention Family member calls for his...

By Mustapha Jallow A former Police Intervention unit (PIU) officer who has been recruited discreetly into the army and was attached to state house during...

Former PIU Officer Still In Detention Family member calls for his...

By Mustapha Jallow A former Police Intervention unit (PIU) officer who has been recruited discreetly into the army and was attached to state house during...

WHAT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DETENTION WITHOUT TRIAL OF MILITARY OFFICERS?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The world must be questioning whether Gambian human rights defenders are still unable to exercise their role in holding government accountable...

WHAT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DETENTION WITHOUT TRIAL OF MILITARY OFFICERS?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The world must be questioning whether Gambian human rights defenders are still unable to exercise their role in holding government accountable...

International Day on Enforced Disappearance: MFWA Remembers Disappeared Gambian Journalist

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), joins the world today August 30, to remember victims of enforced disappearances. Today, (30 August 2017) the MFWA...

Detention without Trial continues Unabated

By Mustapha Jallow  The unlawful detention without court appearance still continues in the new democratic dispensation Gambians find themselves in. The trauma and agony of...