Monday, September 24, 2018

Human Rights

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...

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...

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