Amnesty: Gambia: Arrests, media closures as deadline nears

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PRESS RELEASE: 05 January, 2017: The government of President Yahya Jammeh, defeated in Gambia’s December presidential election, has arbitrarily arrested opposition sympathizers and closed three independent radio...

PPP Condemns Harsh Sentences Meted Out To Opposition Leader Ousainou Darboe And CO

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PPP Press Statement, July 23, 2016 The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) statement on July 20 and 21 sentencing of innocent civilians.Press Release!  What happened in the Gambia on July...

NO ELECTIONS WITH JAMMEH; NO ELECTIONS WITHOUT CONCRETE REFORMS– NRMG POSITION ON THE POLITICAL...

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The recently concluded stand-off  between the Jammeh administration and the opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) is if anything, a harbiger  for more confrontation in the very near...

UTG Staff Association condemns Jammeh’s rejection of election results

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The University of The Gambia Faculty and Staff Association (UTGFSA) has expressed its absolute condemnation of outgoing President Jammeh’s rejection of the legitimate will of the sovereign...

DUGA PRESS STATEMENT ON PRISONER RELEASE

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DUGA wholeheartedly welcomes the release of detainees from Gambian prisons and detention centers.  Despite the fact that many are innocent and committed no offense to warrant detention,...

PRESS STATEMENT: Grand Rally of the Independent Presidential Candidate Dr. Isatou Touray !!!

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 The Independent Presidential Candidate Dr. Isatou Touray hereby announces her maiden grand rally on Saturday 8th October 2016 at Brikama, Kombo Central. The Venue of the Grand...

Sabally Addresses Assembly of Gambia Muslim Youth, Raps on Peace, Tolerance

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Former Secretary General and Head of the Civil Service Momodou Sabally, has called on young people to become the agents of peace, stability and harmony in our...

Missing Person Appeal – Ebrima Ceesay of Kanifing South ($1,000 Reward) By Yusef Taylor

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The family of Ebrima Ceesay are appealing to the general public for information to help trace their loved one who has been missing since 28th November 2015. The...

Here’s what the U.S. came up with to stop a Gambian exodus: pop music.

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Source : http://wapo.st/1JtbWVf How do you stop a historic flow of migrants to Europe? With pop music, according to the U.S. Embassy in Gambia.As thousands of migrants left Gambia,...

Gambia: Crackdown and brutal repression in run up to elections – Amnesty International

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Authorities in Gambia must free dozens of political prisoners and end the brutal crackdown on the rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly ahead of elections...

UDP urges party militants to expect the worse from mercenary judge over Darboe and...

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Press Statement By The United Democratic Party (UDP) On The Impending Judgement In The Political Trial Of The UDP Leader and His Senior Executives In the next few...

UDP Urges Sweden To Not Grant Asylum To Ousman Sonko, Gambia’s Former Interior Minister

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 The United Democratic Party (UDP) is following with keen interest, reports that former Gambian Interior Minister Ousman Sonko has fled the country and reportedly seeking asylum in...

Statement by UK Ambassador to The Gambia on the reported death of an opposition...

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 UK Ambassador to The Gambia, Colin Crorkin MBE, issued a statement following the reported death of Ebrima Solo Krummah, a member of the UDP The Ambassador said: “The United...

OUR VIEW ON THE DECLARATION OF THE GAMBIA AS AN ISLAMIC STATE

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The Knights of Saints Peter and Paul is a society open to all Catholic men. It has a current membership of fifty-three. It was formed in 1989...

UDP LEADER UNLOCKS THE DANGEROUS LINKS BETWEEN CORRUPTION AND PERVASIVE HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSE TO...

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The leader of the United Democratic Party (UDP) Lawyer Ousainou Darboe has warned West African leaders to curb corruption and pervasive human rights abuse if they are...

Statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on LGBT Rights

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Tomorrow, the international community will mark the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.  This day and every day, the United States stands in solidarity with members of...

UK Foreign Secretary to visit The Gambia and Ghana

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 Press Statement Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will meet with President Barrow and President Akufo-Addo on a two-day trip to West Africa.The Foreign Secretary will visit The Gambia and...

“The Gambia under President Jammeh has developed a plaid history of disappearing detainees to...

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The United Democratic Party (UDP) has confirmed from multiple sources that an unspecified number of remand political prisoners who were arrested on April 14 2016 with Solo...

GYU Bids Omar Bah Farewell

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The Gambia Youth for Unity (GYU) wishes to inform the general public that Chairperson, Mr Omar Bah, has resigned from his position as Chairman and member of...

Dr. Isatou Touray Condemns the Gambia Government’s Withdrawal from the ICC

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 PRESS STATEMENT: Fellow Gambians, I have learned with disappointment that the Government of the Gambia has announced its withdrawal from the Rome Statute establishing the International Criminal Court...