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4 Years On Death Row: What Can Be Done About Lang Tombong & Co? Final Part

4 Years On Death Row: What Can Be Done About Lang Tombong & Co? Final Part

By Mohammed Lamin Sillah In this second and last part we scrutinize the judgment handed by Justice Emanuel Amadi in the case, the ineptitude of the defense lawyers and what we can do as Gambians, living abroad, far from the killer arms of the dictator[Read More...]

by July 22, 2014 0 comments Society
Activists Mark 20 Years Of Iron-Fisted Repression

Activists Mark 20 Years Of Iron-Fisted Repression

The Gambian government must abolish the laws and iron-fisted practices that have resulted in two decades of widespread human rights violations, Amnesty International said as it joined forces with other human rights groups for a global day of action marking 20 years since President Jammeh’s[Read More...]

by July 22, 2014 0 comments News
NIA: Sabally Is Not In A Hotel

NIA: Sabally Is Not In A Hotel

Apart from parading him on the busy business streets of Banjul, agents of the National Intelligence Agency have also reportedly denied Momodou Sabally access to family food. The former high profile government official was shackled as the agents escorted him to and from the State House[Read More...]

by July 21, 2014 4 comments News
South Africa Hails Mandela Day

South Africa Hails Mandela Day

The government of South Africa hailed the success of this year’s Mandela Day, thanking its citizens for their good deeds in honour of Nelson Mandela. Communications Minister Faith Muthambi said on Saturday that every person had the ability and responsibility to make a positive change. “No[Read More...]

by July 20, 2014 0 comments News
Sweet Victory for Gambian Justice

Sweet Victory for Gambian Justice

The acquittal and discharge of Mambury Njie, the Gambia’s former Finance and Economic Affairs Minister, is yet another sweet victory for a country whose people have long been denied the due process of law. Instead of allowing justice to take its course, Gambian leader has[Read More...]

by July 20, 2014 4 comments Editorial
4 Years On Death Row: What Can Be Done About Lang Tombong & Co? Part 1

4 Years On Death Row: What Can Be Done About Lang Tombong & Co? Part 1

By Mohamed Lamin Sillah Last Wednesday was exactly four years since Justice Emmanuel Amadi of the High Court convicted and sentenced to death the former Chief of Defense Staff (CDS) of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) and seven others.  It was on July 16, 2010[Read More...]

by July 19, 2014 5 comments Judicial, Military, Society

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