“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