The Gambian population should develop the maturity to know that there are always two sides to a coin.
The release of the prisoners is real. Who on earth would not welcome this gesture and consider it to be a step in the right direction? Continue reading
The Gambia Press Union is calling for the immediate release of Alhagie Abdoulie Ceesay, the managing director of private radio station, Taranga FM, based in Sinchu Alagie, West Coast Region.
Today marks ten days of Mr Ceesay’s detention at the headquarters of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) in Banjul. Continue reading
After having been detained without trial for more than seven months, Mr. Mambury Njie, a former finance and economic affairs minister in the regime of President Yahya Jammeh, is finally released. Continue reading
By Muhammed Sailu Bah
The mass release of prisoners following a presidential pardon was received with joy by the concerned prisoners and their family members who came to pick them up at the Mile Two prison on Friday, 24 July 2014.
A very large crowd of elated relatives and even passersby getting down from passing vehicles converged both inside the premises Continue reading
By Mustapha Jallow and Kebba Jeffang
In addition to the mass pardons of convicted prisoners, the men, women and children, who were detained without charge or trial in the aftermath of the 30 December 2014 attack on state house in Banjul, have also been released by the president. Continue reading