In two months’ time the Gambian people will head for presidential election. The APRC Bureau was subjected to arson attack. Nobody has appeared in court charged with arson in relation to such attack. Speculations are rife as to those behind the attack. Continue reading
QUESTION OF THE DAY
HOW FAR HAS THE OPPOSITION GONE WITH THEIR NEGOTIATIONS?
It is reliably learnt that an EU Parliamentary delegation has paid a visit to The Gambia on a fact finding mission and has met all sectors of society, including both sides of the political divide and the media. Continue reading
By Saikou Suwareh Jabai and Ousman Sillah
Mr. David Martin, head of a four person delegation from the European Union Parliament Subcommittee on Human Rights (DROI), said it is very sad that the Gambia’s human rights situation is not getting better but that they will recommend for targeted sanctions on government officials responsible for serious human rights abuses if it does not improve.
He said this in a press debriefing, attended by the public and private media as well as civil society representatives, held yesterday, 22 September 2016, at the EU delegation office on Atlantic Road, Fajara. Continue reading
Abdoulai G. Dibba
Sanusi Sanyang, a native of Kiang Keneba, who is a painter man by profession and residing in Jeshwang, was arrested since in April 2016 and his place of detention is still unknown, according to a family source.
The source said Sanusi was arrested during the day at his residence in Jeshwang few days after the April 14 and 16 incidents involving the UDP protesters. Continue reading