Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Human Rights

67 Employees Sacked

By Louise Jobe This medium has received information that sixty seven workers of Arezki Construction Company Limited have been sacked from their work. Arezki is...

Has False Alkalorship Elections Taken Place In Ngayen Sanjal?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The information received from Ngayen Sanjal alleges, that a group of people under false pretence have claimed to have conducted Alkalorship...

IHRDA Denounces Sale of Humans as Slaves in Libya

By Kebba Jeffang The Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA), has decried the sale of migrants as slaves in Libya, a statement...

Muslim Religious Leaders Tasked to Tackle Continent’s Problems

Fatoumatta K. Jallow The UNFPA regional director has tasked the Muslim religious leaders and scholars to contribute in tackling Africa’s problems including the challenge of...

61ST Ordinary Session of The African Commission Wraps Up

By: Kebba AF Touray The 61st Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights came to a climax yesterday, 15th November 2017. The fifteen...

Former President’s Nephew Released, Dismissed

By Mustapha Jallow Detained Staff Sergeant Abdoulie Jammeh, nephew of former President Jammeh, has been released from custody and asked to leave the Army without...

Young Trader Narrates Ordeal in the Hands of the Police

By Yankuba Jallow Alieu Mbye, a young trader has narrated his ordeal in the hands of the police who arrested him and 15 others. The...

Kombo Beach Staff Complain of Short Seasonal Contract

By Nelson Manneh Staff of Kombo Beach Hotel came into Foroyaa offices to raise their concern on their appointment letters given to them by the...

AG Receives Report On Alleged ‘Whatsapp’ Officers

By: Mustapha Jallow The Gambia Armed Forces, GAF, have now completed investigations into the case of soldiers that are accused engaging in mutinous and seditious...

2017 In Brief: Security Officers In Detention Without Trial

By: Mustapha Jallow There are at least twenty three soldiers in custody for more than seventy two hours without being brought before a court of...

Family Continues Search for Missing Member

By MUHAMMED S. BAH The Family of Sergeant Ebrima Ceesay, who went missing since 11th November 1994, continue to ask for his whereabouts, dead or alive....

Declaration of Principles on FOE in Africa Observed

By Kebba Jeffang Freedom of expression defender Article 19 with stakeholders, Thursday held a side event to celebrate 15 years of the declaration of the...

What Are The Roles Of Human Right Lawyers

Question of the Day The new Gambia requires a new start. This new start requires that the wrong doings of the past do not start...

Gambia to Construct African Commission Secretariat

By Kebba Jeffang Gambian President Barrow, has announced on November 1st that the country is set to construct the permanent secretariat of the African Commission on...

61st Ordinary Session of African Commission Opens

BY Kebba AF Touray  The 61st Ordinary Session of the African Commission for Human and Peoples’ Rights, has on Wednesday 1st November 2017, started in Banjul. The...

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...

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