Saturday, August 24, 2019

Human Rights

Bruce Asemota Narrates Ordeal under Jammeh’s Regime

By Yankuba Jallow  Bruce Asemota of The Point Newspaper while testifying before the TRRC, gave a detailed account of his ordeal under the hostile regime...

Sulayman Makalo Explains Independent Newspaper Ordeal

By Momodou Jarju Ex-Independent newspaper journalist, Sulayman Makalo, has testified before the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) last Thursday revealing the unfriendly treatment meted...

Pap Saine Calls For Repeal Of ‘Draconian Media Laws’

By Yankuba JallowPap Babucarr Saine, co-proprietor of The Point Newspaper has told the TRRC that despite the dawn of the new dispensation, The Gambia...

Sarata Jabbie Testifies About Her Detention with Her 7 -Months Son

By: Yankuba JallowSarata Jabbie, a former journalist of The Point Newspaper has revealed that she was remanded with her 7-month old baby for 3...

Madi Ceesay, Musa Saidykhan Recount Torment by Jammeh’s Torture Squad

By Yankuba JallowMadi Ceesay and Musa Saidykhan Wednesday gave a detailed account of their suffering after they were tortured by a gang under the...

Pa Modou Faal Testifies on 2009 Sedition Trial of 7 Journalists

By Yankuba JallowPa Momodou Faal, an erstwhile treasurer of The Gambia Press Union Tuesday appeared before the TRRC and gave account of his arrest...

Malick Mboob Explains Torture by ‘Junglers’ in the Freedom Newspaper Hacking

By Yankuba Jallow Malick Mboob, an erstwhile editor-in-chief of the defunct Daily Observer newspaper said he was used as a scapegoat in the Freedom Newspaper...

Journalist Recollects Hostile Conduct Meted on Former ‘Independent Newspaper’

By Momodou Jarju A former journalist of the defunct ‘Independent’ Newspaper Buya Jammeh, has disclosed the treatment meted out on the Newspaper he worked for...

Ndey Tapha-Sosseh Narrates Attempts to Extradite Her

By Yankuba JallowNdey Tapha-Sosseh, a one-time President of The Gambia Press Union (GPU) has alleged that the Gambia Government has made several times attempts...

Continuation of Saidykhan’s Hostile Experience Under Jammeh’s Regime

By Momodou JarjuIn continuation of his testimony last Wednesday, Abubacarr Saidykhan, narrated that in February 2009 he was the Foroyaa journalists assigned to investigate...

‘State Media Was Jammeh’s Kingdom’ DA Jawo Tells TRRC

By Momodou JarjuThe former Minister of Information and Communication Infrastructure, testified before the Truth Commission (TRRC) on Wednesday July 10th that the state media...

Detained Soldiers Clock 25 Days Without Charge

By Mustapha Jallow Six Gambian soldiers are in their 25th day in military detention without charge, and this is a violation of Section 19 of the 1997 Constitution of the Gambia. Effort were made to get the...

Abubacarr Saidykhan Recollects Hostile Experience under Jammeh’s Regime

By Momodou Jarju Former Foroyaa journalist, Abubacarr Saidykhan, Wednesday detailed his ordeal under the repressive rule of former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh that lasted for...

GPU S/G Concludes Testimony on Human Rights Violations on Media

By Yankuba JallowSaikou Jammeh, the Secretary-General of the Gambia Press Union on Tuesday, 9th March, concluded his testimony on gross human rights violations meted out...

Standard’s Editor-in-Chief Recollects His Tortures Under Jammeh’s Rule

By Yankuba JallowLamin Cham, the editor-in-chief of The Standard Newspaper Monday testified on tortures he went through under the 22 – year rule of...

GPU Sec. Gen. Testifies On Human Rights Violation Of Journalists Under...

By Yankuba Jallow Saikou Jammeh, the Secretary-General of The Gambia Press Union (GPU) appearing before the TRRC has given a detailed narration of graphic tortures,...

Continued Detention Of Soldier Bothers Family

By Kebba MamburayThe continued detention of Ousman Sanneh (Pa Sanneh) of The Gambia Armed Forces, is a thorn on the flesh of his family.Speaking...

TRRC: Witness Testifies On How Executive Controlled The Legislature

By Yankuba Jallow Demba Dem, an ex-deputy for the APRC has given a detailed testimony with regard to the control the Yahya Jammeh led Executive...

Fire Outbreak At Bakoteh Dumpsite Scares Neighbours

By Madiba SinghatehFire outbreak at the Bakoteh dumpsite last week, scared some of the neighbors close to the perimeter fence of the landfill.The fire...

Kasamanding Keita Narrates Her Unlawful Arrests, Detentions

By: Yankuba JallowKasamanding Keita told the  TRRC that she was arrested and detained at the Janjangbureh Prisons for 40 days under the instruction of Chief...