West African Court Rules Against Gambia Speech Laws
A court of the Economic Community of West African States has found that Gambia's laws criminalizing speech and its treatment of four journalists during their arrest are a violation of human rights.
CPJ, 14 February 2018
The Committee to Protect Journalists called on the Gambian government to act on a judgment passed today by the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States… Read more »
Gambians are still struggling for freedom of information to be respected.
The Point, 2 February 2018
The government of The Gambia through the Ministry of Information Communication and Infrastructure has reassured Gambians and non-Gambians, following the questioning of Dr. Ismaila… Read more »
MFWA, 1 February 2018
The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has learnt with shock the arrest and detention of Dr Ismaila Ceesay, a political science lecturer of the University of The Gambia. Read more »
Foroyaa, 20 December 2017
A new political dispensation should have led to the elimination of all bureaucratic obstacles in establishing Newspapers, Radio Stations and Televisions. Prohibitive laws were made… Read more »
Journalists are calling for the erection of a statue for late reporter, Deyda Hydara on the spot where he was gunned down in 2004, for what colleagues believe was his critical ... Read more »