Friday, September 21, 2018

Human Rights

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 Jallow Since 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 Singhateh The 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 Jallow The 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 Touray Civil 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 Jeffang Dr. Ismaila Ceesay,  a political science lecturer at the University of The Gambia,  is currently held...

UTG Faculty and Staff Association demand release of Dr Ceesay

The following statement was issued by the University of The Gambia Faculty and Staff Association: Following the arbitrary arrest of Dr. Ismaila Ceesay, Political Science...

Disappearance Of Mr. Siaka Fatajo Without Trace Calls for President’s intervention

Below is the text of the letter the Fatajo family wrote to Foroyaa for publication: On behalf of the Fatajo Kunda family of Batabut Kantora,...

Where Is Siaka Fatajo?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Siaka Fatajo has no problem with the Barrow administration. He is in fact a supporter of the Barrow administration who has...

President Favours Predecessor To Face Abuse Charges

Gambian President Adama Barrow said he will favour the extradition of his predecessor, Yahya Jammeh, if a Commission of inquiry into human-rights abuses during...

Is The Government Aware Of The Menace Of The Smoke Belching...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Readers would recall that the residents of Bakoteh did begin a ‘no dumping’ campaign to prevent waste from being dumped indiscriminately...

Arrest Should Be Based On Allegation Of The Commission Of A...

The authorities should bear in mind that every Gambian has the right to move freely in any part of the Gambia and to leave...

IHRDA Concludes Training For NIA Officers

The Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA), organized a three-day training workshop marking the second phase of human rights capacity-building program...

lHRDA, JTI Held Refresher Course for Judges

By Nelson Manneh The Institute of Human Rights and Development (IHRDA) in collaboration with the Gambian Judicial Training Institute (JTI), on Wednesday 10th January 2018, commenced...

AT THE COURT MARTIAL: “We Were Tortured” 2nd, 3rd...

By kebba Secka and Yankuba Jallow Lieutenant Abdoulie Jarju and Lieutenant Yaya Jammeh have told the general Court-Martial that they were severely tortured whilst in...

Smoldering Continues At Bakoteh Dumpsite

By Madiba Singhateh Communities surrounding the Bakoteh / Manjai dumpsite, continue to complain of the continuous smouldering taking place at the dumpsite. The smouldering is...

Victim Center, DUGA Meet

By: Kebba AF Touray The Gambia Center for Human Rights Violations and the Democratic Union of Gambian Activists, held a meeting with the aim of...

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