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 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 […]
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 […]