UN “profoundly alarmed” by Jammeh’s threat to engage in genocide against the Mandinka of The Gambia

UN “profoundly alarmed” by Jammeh’s threat to engage in genocide against the Mandinka of The Gambia

Statement by Adama Dieng, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, on recent inflammatory rhetoric by President Yahya Jammeh of the Gambia, targeting the Mandinka ethnic group. (New York, 10 June 2016) The Special Adviser of the Secretary-General

“Punish The Gambia Government and ensure that impunity and violations of the ECOWAS Protocol on Democracy and Good Governance are halted” – rights groups appeal to ECOWAS

“Punish The Gambia Government and ensure that impunity and violations of the ECOWAS Protocol on Democracy and Good Governance are halted” – rights groups appeal to ECOWAS

Dakar, 5 June 2016- A West African grouping of faith based, rights, academic, women and youth organisations have urged the ECOWAS heads of state and government to hold The Government of the Gambia, under the leadership of President Yaya Jammeh,

Statement by the GPU at the 57th Ordinary Sessions of The African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights

Statement by the GPU at the 57th Ordinary Sessions of The African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights

Chairperson, Honorable Commissioners, Distinguish delegates, The Gambia Press Union (GPU) is deeply concerned by the continuing restrictions and violations with impunity the right to freedom of expression, especially press freedom in The Gambia. While previous cases of heinous atrocities on

Framework for addressing electoral reforms in The Gambia

Framework for addressing electoral reforms in The Gambia

International Civil Society Forum on Gambia We, representatives of Civil Society Organizations met in New York, on the margins of the 70th session of the UN General Assembly on October 1-2, 2015 to deliberate on the state of affairs in

US Human Rights Report 2014 on The Gambia in Wolof

US Human Rights Report 2014 on The Gambia in Mandinka

NY conference seeks a new Gambia

NY conference seeks a new Gambia

Early this year, federal prosecutors in Minnesota charged four people of dual U.S. citizenship for their alleged involvement in a New Year’s Eve armed attempt to overthrow the government of the small West African country of the Gambia. The defendants’

Framework for addressing electoral reform reached by Gambians parties and civil society activists

Framework for addressing electoral reform reached by Gambians parties and civil society activists

International Civil Society Forum on Gambia October 9, 2015 A common framework for addressing electoral reform has been reached by leaders of two major Gambian political parties and civil society groups ahead of The Gambia’s 2016 elections. This followed intense

Leegaye Jotna Gambia Amna Bopam

It’s with nostalgia and deep reflection that I always focus on ‘Leegaye Jotna Gambia Am na Bopam’, and our national anthem.  Both tunes were apt and relevant in 1965 when nation building of a state (the Gambia) that many thought

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 FOLLOW UP TO THE PREVIOUS REVIEW Extrajudicial executions, enforced disappearances and unlawful arrests Eight recommendations relating to alleged cases of extrajudicial