Foroyaa has the duty under section 207 of the Constitution to uphold the fundamental rights of citizens as guaranteed under Chapter 4 of the Constitution and further promote the responsibility and accountability of the government to the people. It has never deviated from this provision of the Constitution. Continue reading
QUESTION OF THE DAY
COULD SOLDIERS BE DETAINED UNDER THE ARMED FORCES ACT WITHOUT TRIAL?
The answer to this question is in the negative. The Armed Forces Act cannot be superior to the Constitution. All soldiers should be taught the letter and spirit of the Armed Forces Act and that of Chapter 4 of the 1997 Constitution. Continue reading
BY: Kebba AF Touray & Awa Bah
The Gambia Center for Victims of Human Rights Violations, was launched on Wednesday, 17/05/2017, at the COMMIT Building along Kotu Highway.
The ceremony was attended by survivors, government officials, the Ghanaian community, foreign diplomats, the press and MPs.
In his welcoming remarks, Mr. Maila Touray, the chairperson of the center, stated that the creation of the center Continue reading
By Mustapha Jallow
Bunja Nyassi, Musa Njie and Ebrima Waa Drammeh who were arrested and detained at the Yundum Barracks, have been released on bail, yesterday around 4pm, a military source disclosed.
The release of this trio comes in the wake of repeated calls by this paper for compliance with section 19 of the Constitution which stipulates that a person detained without trial should be released or taken to court within 72 hours. Continue reading
The Gambia Press Union (GPU) in collaboration with the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) held a two day –Seminar on Freedom of Association and Labour Rights from 13 – 14 May, in Kololi, The Gambia. The Continue reading