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This handout picture released by the Nigerian Office of the President shows President Muhammadu Buhari (C-L) giving a press conferecne with Republic of Togo President Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe Eyadema (C-R) during the 52nd ECOWAS Heads of State Summit held in Abuja, 16 December 2017

The Gambia | Free Expression & the Law

ECOWAS Court delivers landmark decision

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)

In a significant judgement the ECOWAS Court of Justice ruled that Gambian authorities violated the rights of four Gambian journalists. The judgement also called for the "immediate repeal or amendment" of existing legislation negatively impacting on media freedom.

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