Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Legal Affairs

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...

High Court Orders Businesspersons to Stop Using ‘Ingelec’ Products

By Yankuba JallowThe Banjul High Court presided over by Justice Aminata Saho-Ceesay has made an order that restrains all dealers from selling or offering...

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...

Gambia-UAE Sign Legal Protection Agreement For Gambian Workers

The governments of The Gambia and the United Arab Emirates have on Monday July 15th signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will provide...

High Court Refuses to Send Yankuba Touray’s Case to Supreme Court

By Yankuba JallowJustice Ebrima Jaiteh of the High Court has refused the suggestion of the Attorney-General to stay the murder trial of Yankuba Touray...

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...

Police Complete Investigation On Nyambai Oil Factory

By Mustapha Jallow The police have completed their investigation on the controversial factory in Nyambai that produces gas oil from waste oil and sludge. The Public Relations...

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...

High Court Dismisses Yankuba Touray’s Bail Application

By Nelson MannehJustice Ebrima Jaiteh of the Banjul High Court has on Monday dismissed the bail application made by Counsel Abdoulie Sisoho on behalf...

Lie Saine Continues His Defence in Sedition Trial

By Yankuba Jallow  A former Lawmaker for Banjul Central Abdoulie Saine, on Friday July 12th, continued with his defence regarding his criminal trial on charges...

Soldiers Want Their Conviction To Be Invalidated

By Yankuba Jallow  Eight soldiers who were charged and convicted for treason, mutiny and other crimes have appealed before the Gambia Court of Appeal and...

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...

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,...

Court Dismisses Ex-NIA Operations Director’s ‘No Case Submission’

By Nelson Manneh The Banjul High Court presided over by Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara has yesterday the 8thof July 2019 dismissed the ‘no case submission’ made...