Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Human Rights

‘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...

Fire Outbreaks Continue At Manjai/Bakoteh Dumpsite

By Madiba Singhateh The Bakoteh / Manjai dumpsite continues to be ravaged by fire these days. This is the third time the dumpsite has caught fire...

NGBV Holds Annual Forum

By Fatoumatta K Jallow  The Network Against Gender Based Violence (NGBV), recently shared its research findings  at an annual forum held at the Regional Education Directorate,...

Sukuta Bahamas Youth Charged By Prosecution, Bailed

By Yankuba Jallow Banjul, 21 December 2017 - The six youths of Sukuta Bahamas who were arrested some days back, were charged on today by...

Police Accused Of Maltreatment, Detention

By Yankuba Jallow Residents of Sukuta Coastal Layout called Bahamas, have alleged that officers from the Gambia Police Force on Friday 15th December 2017, maltreated...

Witness Denies Accused Were Tortured

By Yankuba Jallow The fifth prosecution witness (PW5), Benard Jatta has denied defence counsel’s claim that Lieutenant Yahya Jammeh and Lieutenant Abdoulie Jarju were tortured...

COURT MARTIAL: “Second Accused Person Was Tortured” – Lawyer Jobe

By Yankuba Jallow and Kebba Secka   Sherrif Kumba Jobe, the lawyer for 12 soldiers facing trial on nine counts involving treason, yesterday told the Court-Martial...

Victim Loses Faith In Authorities

By Mustapha Jallow Isatou Kanyi, wife of Lamin Kanyi alias ‘Kanyiba’, yesterday told this medium that she has lost confidence in the authorities regarding identification...

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