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Remanded Gambian Protesters Make New Bail Plea

Remanded Gambian Protesters Make New Bail Plea

April 26, 2016 at 6:46 pm 0 comments

By Lamin Ceesay A group of lawyers defending an opposition leader and his supporters who are remanded in prison for taking part in an  ‘unauthorised’ protest against the regime of President Yahya Jammeh have filed a fresh application at the high court in Banjul to secure their release on bail.Read More

Opposition Leader Urges Gambians To Step Up Fight Against Jammeh

Opposition Leader Urges Gambians To Step Up Fight Against Jammeh

April 21, 2016 at 11:08 am 0 comments

By Lamin Ceesay An opposition leader in the Gambia has called on Gambians to launch a sustained campaign against the government of President Yahya Jammeh in order to restore true democracy and the rule of law in the West African nation. Mai Ahmed Fatty, leader of the Gambia Moral CongressRead More

Gambia’s Opposition Leader Charged, Remanded In Prison

Gambia’s Opposition Leader Charged, Remanded In Prison

April 20, 2016 at 11:28 am 0 comments

By Lamin Ceesay An opposition leader in the Gambia who was arrested last Saturday for taking part in an ‘unauthorised’ protest against the regime of President Yahya Jammeh, was this afternoon charged in court and remanded in prison. Ousainou Darboe of the main opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) and 18Read More

Calm Returns To Gambia After Brief Anti-Government Protest

Calm Returns To Gambia After Brief Anti-Government Protest

April 14, 2016 at 9:28 am 0 comments

By Lamin Ceesay Life is returning to normal in the Westfield area of Gambia’s largest town, Serrekunda, after a brief but peaceful anti-government protest was quelled by security forces. A group of protesters mainly young men held a spontaneous protest Thursday afternoon at the busy Westfield junction some 12 kilometresRead More

Gambia’s Jammeh Responsible For Students’ Massacre – Ex-Gambia Student Union Leader

Gambia’s Jammeh Responsible For Students’ Massacre – Ex-Gambia Student Union Leader

April 10, 2016 at 9:17 am 0 comments

By Lamin Ceesay Exactly 16 years today when over dozen of school children who were protesting against the murder of a male student and the rape of a 13-year-old school girl by security officers were shot and killed by armed uniformed officers. The president of the Gambia has been accusedRead More