A lot has been said in the past month on the severing of ties between The Republic of The Gambia and its long-time friend and ally the Republic of China ...
(By Amadou Scattred Janneh) President Yahya Jammeh’s abrupt withdrawal of the Gambia from the Commonwealth “with immediate effect” last week came as a surprise to many observers. But should any decision taken by the tiny West African state’s erratic leader catch us off guard? A high-school graduate who insists on being called “His Excellency Sheikh Professor […]
STATEMENT – On the Occasion of the First Anniversary of the August 2012 Executions of Nine Prisoners in The Gambia
Jointly Organised by: Coalition for Change – The Gambia (CCG), Article 19, and Raddho. My fellow panelists, distinguished ladies and gentlemen, Mister Chairman / Madam chairperson. Given the situation i found myself in this time last year, i am indeed […]
(By Ndey Tapha Sosseh) Today, Friday August 23, 2013, marks the anniversary of the executions of nine death row inmates in The Gambia Mile 2 prisons. An incident that shook the world for no one had taken it seriously that the threats made by President Jammeh at the traditional Eid El Fitr meeting on August […]
Roundtable on human rights and freedom of expression in Gambia Commemoration of one year after the executions of 9 prisoners Date: AUGUST 23, 2013 Venue: Radisson Blu Programme Chair/facilitator: Madiambal Diagne, Journalist, PDG Group Avenir Communication http://changegambia.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Programme-final-23-august.pdf