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 ...
Coalition for Change – The Gambia (CCG), Civil Society Associations Gambia (CSAG), Democratic Union of Gambian Activists (DUGA), and other partners will be launching a new radio program to be broadcast to The Gambia and Senegal beginning Sunday, December 15, 2013. The weekly program, “The New Gambia,” will be aired on FM 98.8 on Sundays from 9:30 [...]
The Gambia, a tiny west African nation, is ruled by one of the world’s worst dictators — but opponents feel left in the dark as their stories go largely unnoticed by the international media. NEW YORK — Fatou Camara thought she was safe. The mother of two had built a successful career on Gambian television and had [...]
Interview by Katharine Derderian, EU Foreign Policy Officer at Amnesty International’s European Institutions Office Dr. Amadou Scattred Janneh is the founder and Coordinator of the ‘Coalition for Change – The Gambia’, a NGO seeking to challenge the Gambia’s leadership through non-violent action. He was arrested in June 2011 for distributing t-shirts that featured the slogan “End to [...]
(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 [...]