Gambian Imam Held Incommunicado


Family members of Imam Baba Leigh, who was arrested by state security agents earlier this month, say has not yet been released and his whereabouts are unknown.
  • Gambia:  Imam Held Incommunicado

    FOROYAA Newspaper, 27 December 2012

    The family of the detained Imam of Kanifing East Estate Mosque, Baba Leigh, who was taken away by two plain clothes men on 3 December 2012, told Foroyaa that he is yet to be ... read more »

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Imam Baba Leigh, jailed in the Gambia by the regime of Yahya Jammeh.

  • Gambia:  Imam Baba Leigh Still in Detention His Mosque Committee Gives Solidarity

    FOROYAA Newspaper, 25 December 2012

    Imam Baba Leigh, the Imam of Kanifing Layout Mosque was reported to have been arrested by two National Intelligence Agency Personnel at his compound in Kanifing on the 3 December ... read more »

  • Gambia:  Where Is Imam Baba Leigh?

    FOROYAA Newspaper, 21 December 2012

    IMAM BABA LEIGH is supposedly released by the NIA but is not at theRoyal Victoria Hospital, the Police Headquarters, the Central Prisonor the NDEA. read more »

  • Gambia:  Minority Leader Calls for Release of Imam Baba Leigh

    FOROYAA Newspaper, 21 December 2012

    The Minority Leader and member for Niamina Dankunku has yesterday taken the government of The Gambia to task for the unconstitutional detention of Imam Baba Leigh and the ... read more »

  • Gambia:  Supreme Islamic Council President On the Arrest and Detention of Imam Baba Leigh

    FOROYAA Newspaper, 20 December 2012

    Foroyaa has been making efforts to talk to Muslim religious personalities on the situation of the Imam of Kanifing East Estate mosque, Imam Baba Leigh, who could not lead his ... read more »

  • Gambia:  Why Has Imam Baba Leigh's Family Not Taken Court Action?

    FOROYAA Newspaper, 17 December 2012

    First and foremost, we heard about Imam Baba Leigh's arrest from an eye witness who could not give an accurate report on what fully transpired. According to him, two people ... read more »

  • Gambia:  What Wrong Has Imam Baba Leigh Done?

    The Point, 13 December 2012

    We are very much concerned about the continuing detention of the prominent Islamic scholar and imam, Imam Baba Leigh. read more »

  • Gambia:  Opinions On Imam Baba Leigh's Continuous Detention

    FOROYAA Newspaper, 13 December 2012

    Nine days into the arrest and detention of the Imam of Kanifing Estate Mosque, Baba Leigh, which according to the local press has exceeded the 72 hours Constitutional requirement ... read more »

  • Gambia:  A Call for the Release of Imam Baba Leigh

    FOROYAA Newspaper, 13 December 2012

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  • Gambia:  GMC Expresses Concern About Continuing Detention of Imam Baba Leigh

    The Point, 11 December 2012

    The Gambia Moral Congress (GMC) has said that it is very much concerned about the plight of the detained Kanifing Estate mosque imam, Imam Baba Leigh. read more »

  • Gambia:  Imam Baba Leigh in Detention for Eight Days Now

    FOROYAA Newspaper, 11 December 2012

    Baba Leigh, the Imam of Kanifing Estate Mosque, has been arrested and detained since Monday, 3 December, 2012 without access to family and friends. It is eight days now, which ... read more »