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Barrow Accepts Kinteh’s Resignation, Visits Faraba Tomorrow

Barrow Accepts Kinteh’s Resignation, Visits Faraba Tomorrow

The General public is hereby informed that the President of the Republic, His Excellency Adama Barrow has accepted the resignation of the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Landing Kinteh. Meanwhile, His Excellency, the President will visit the community of Faraba tomorrow to pay his condolences[Read More…]

by June 21, 2018 0 comments News
Gambia’s Police Chief Resigns

Gambia’s Police Chief Resigns

By Abdoulie John Kairo News has confirmed that The Gambia’s Inspector General of Police has tendered his resignation. Landing Kinteh’s resignation followed a clash between protesting Faraba Banta youths and Police Intervention Unit personnel resulting to the killings of two civilians. The youths protested against[Read More…]

by June 21, 2018 0 comments News
Gambia: Fully Investigate Anti-Mining Protesters’ Deaths

Gambia: Fully Investigate Anti-Mining Protesters’ Deaths

Inquiry, Officers’ Arrests Positive First Steps The Gambian authorities should thoroughly investigate the alleged excessive use of force by police causing the deaths of two anti-sand mining demonstrators on June 18, 2018, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said today. The Gambian government should accelerate[Read More…]

by June 20, 2018 0 comments News
Faraba Incident Alarms Victims Center

Faraba Incident Alarms Victims Center

Gambia Center for Victims of Human Rights Violations FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Gambia Center for Victims of Human Rights Violations, the Victims’ Center, wishes to extend its condolences to the families of the victims of the Faraba Banta incident who were shot, killed and injured[Read More…]

by June 19, 2018 0 comments News
GPU Damns Assault On Journalist

GPU Damns Assault On Journalist

The Gambia Press Union (GPU) has damned assault on journalist Pa Modou Bojang by the Police Intervention Unit personnel at Faraba Banta in Kombo East on Monday. “Enough is enough,” GPU Secretary General Saikou Jammeh said in a press release. “These attacks are a step[Read More…]

by June 19, 2018 0 comments News
Faraba Fatal Shooters In Police Custody

Faraba Fatal Shooters In Police Custody

Gambian President is deeply saddened by reports of clashes in Faraba which led to loss of lives. President Adama Barrow’s office confirms that three police officers involved in the fatal shootings are in police custody while one is admitted at the Intensive Care Unit. “Out[Read More…]

by June 18, 2018 1 comment News