Articles by: Sarata Jabbi

11 People Detained for Faraba Banta Shooting

11 People Detained for Faraba Banta Shooting

June 19, 2018 at 11:40 pm 0 comments

Five police officers including a superintendent and an assistant superintendent have been arrested in connection to Monday’s clash between protesters and security forces in Faraba Banta Village. At least two youths were killed and several others injured when the security officers fired live ammunition at the villagers who were protestingRead More

Faraba Youths Boo Foreign Minister Darboe

Faraba Youths Boo Foreign Minister Darboe

June 19, 2018 at 11:13 pm 0 comments

By Bekai Njie Ousainou Darboe, the Foreign Affairs Minister and the leader of United Democratic Party (UDP), was earlier today booed as his convoy was pelted with stones while on a visit to Faraba Banta village to pay condolence to the families of victims of yesterday’s fatal clash between protestersRead More

Former Attorney General Maie Saine-Firdaus Testified Before Janneh Commission

Former Attorney General Maie Saine-Firdaus Testified Before Janneh Commission

June 19, 2018 at 10:16 pm 0 comments

By Dawda Faye Marie Saine-Firdaus, former attorney general and minister of Justice, and current African Union Legal Adviser, today appeared before the Janneh Commission in connection to Carnegie Mining Company. During her testimony, she told the commission that she is working with African Union as a Senior Legal Adviser responsibleRead More

WE Don’t Want Police Brutalization, Governance By Bestiality & Mistreatment Meted On Faraba Bantang Villagers”

WE Don’t Want Police Brutalization, Governance By Bestiality & Mistreatment Meted On Faraba Bantang Villagers”

June 19, 2018 at 12:30 am 0 comments

By Alagi Yorro Jallow I grieve with the people of Faraba bantang in the Kombo East: The build-up of political and economic crimes in the Gambia has not only left many in anger and unspeakable poverty, but a tiny percentage with ballooning stolen wealth has also created deep insecurity andRead More

Building The New Gambia: Gambia Government Is Responsible For The Faraba Deaths!

June 19, 2018 at 12:20 am 0 comments

By Madi Jobarteh The Gambia Government under Pres. Adama Barrow and his Interior Minister and the IGP must be held to account for the deaths of citizens in Faraba. The statement by the Interior Minister and the IGP that they did not give orders to paramilitary officers to shoot isRead More