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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
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 Society
Operation Free Gambia Kicks Off

Operation Free Gambia Kicks Off

PRESS RELEASE Our nation is in the middle of an escalating situation that must come to an end and if we do not act, this will devastate our country, which our children would inherit. We all want a Gambia, where every young person, no matter[Read More…]

by July 19, 2014 1 comment Society
Jammeh Should Be Held Accountable Now

Jammeh Should Be Held Accountable Now

Rights Panel Discussion on Human Rights in The Gambia House of Commons, London, England July 14, 2014 By Dr. Amadou Scattred Janneh Coordinator, Coalition for Change – The Gambia (CCG) Madam chairperson, Ms Kathy Clark (Honourable Member of Parliament); my friend and comrade in the[Read More…]

by July 16, 2014 1 comment Society
Gambia’s Inspiring Emergence As A Highly Educated Country

Gambia’s Inspiring Emergence As A Highly Educated Country

Lamin Sabally- Minneapolis, Minnesota As an unassuming ordinary Gambian, who is by self-confession, a very paltry figure in the political, economic and social landscape of a small, but highly prominent country internationally, it has always been increasingly pleasing to observe that Gambians are making exceedingly[Read More…]

by July 16, 2014 2 comments Society
Tribute To The Late Buba Sidiki Michael Baldeh

Tribute To The Late Buba Sidiki Michael Baldeh

By Tuku Jallow-Kane TRIBUTE TO MY BROTHER AND COLLEAGUE HONORABLE ALHAGI BUBA SIDIKI MICHAEL BALDEH OF THE GADHR CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATION (DAKAR) It is time for the FULLAs to write a petition to his father Alhaji Benteng Jallow-Jammeh or Zainab Suma Jammeh about their son[Read More…]

by July 13, 2014 0 comments Society