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Mixed Reactions At NBA Over The Jailling of Gambia Opposition Leader

Mixed Reactions At NBA Over The Jailling of Gambia Opposition Leader

As Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) members are bracing up for their 56th Annual General Conference to be held from 19-26 August 2016, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, two judgements passed in Gambian courts by two Nigerian judges are expected to overshadow an event dubbed as the largest gathering[Read More…]

by July 25, 2016 0 comments News
Uproar Over Gambia’s Opposition Jailing

Uproar Over Gambia’s Opposition Jailing

By Absolute John The conviction and sentencing of the United Democratic Party (UDP) leadership, including party leader Ousainou Darboe and supporters has caused uproar in the Gambia, with many people venting anger on Nigerian lawyers and judges on technical aid to the West African nation.[Read More…]

by July 24, 2016 1 comment News
Tribute Letter To Ousainou Darboe

Tribute Letter To Ousainou Darboe

“I will not go to court and argue in favour of a position that I do not believe in”. By Madi Jobarteh Dear Hon. Ousainou Darboe, If I were a better Gambian, I should be standing in front of Mile 2 Prisons to demand your[Read More…]

by July 24, 2016 2 comments News
Gambia: A Testing Ground For Nigerian Judges

Gambia: A Testing Ground For Nigerian Judges

By Gambian Outsider!  The last few days we have all expressed anger and frustration over the hustler Nigerian judges and lawyers in the Gambia on the handling of the case of Mr. Darboe and Co. Letters have been written to various entities complaining about these[Read More…]

by July 24, 2016 0 comments News
Nigeria Bar President Disturbed By Gambia Opposition Leader’s Jailing

Nigeria Bar President Disturbed By Gambia Opposition Leader’s Jailing

  No one – not even legal luminaries – understand the rationale behind the conviction and subsequent sentencing of Gambian opposition leadership and supporters who were arrested and detained for merely calling for the release of their detained colleague dead or alive. Ebrima Solo Sandeng[Read More…]

by July 22, 2016 3 comments News
Gambia: Prison sentences for opposition leaders continues downward spiral for human rights

Gambia: Prison sentences for opposition leaders continues downward spiral for human rights

The conviction of opposition leader Ousainou Darboe and 18 other peaceful protestors highlights the continuing downward spiral for human rights in Gambia, Amnesty International said today. Following a court decision this afternoon, 19 people including the leader of the United Democratic Party (UDP) have been[Read More…]

by July 21, 2016 2 comments News