Why is Gambia Screening Journalists?

"Journalists should never go through a selection process to be allowed to report on public institutions, least of all controlled by intelligence agencies. We urge the authorities to drop this proceeding and allow journalists to cover public affairs without any kind of policing", the International Federation of Journalists has said.

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