UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW OF THE GAMBIA

UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW OF THE GAMBIA Submission on behalf of  Gambia Human Rights Network (GHRN) 20th session of the UPR Working Group, OCTOBER-NOVEMBER 2014     1. FOLLOW UP TO ...

Report on London Workshop on UPR Submission & Advocacy Tour to Brussels

February 10-19, 2014     A workshop on human rights in London and discussions with officials of the European Union in Brussels recently highlighted a 10-day flurry of activities by ...

THE EUROPEAN UNION MUST ACT DECISIVELY TO END GROSS HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES IN THE GAMBIA

February 8, 2014 The Coalition for Change (CCG), Civil Society Associations Gambia (CSAG), the Campaign for Human Rights in The Gambia (CHRG), Democratic Union of Gambian Activists (DUGA), Sene-Gambia Human ...

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POURUH DU GEREM NYEMI DAW

A lot has been said in the past month on the severing ...

The Gambia Slides INTO ISOLATION

The President of The Gambia has done it again.  Less than one ...

Statement by Dr. Amadou Scattred Janneh Prepared for Raleigh Conference on The Gambia,

Statement Prepared for Raleigh Conference on The Gambia, May 17-19, 2013 by ...

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Signs of cracks in Gambia’s despotism

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