Gambia Press Union

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Gambia's President Adama Barrow (C) during a meeting with the French Foreign Affairs minister and other officials, at The Presidential Palace in Banjul, 5 November 2018. CLAIRE BARGELES/AFP via Getty Images

Gambia Press Union takes ATI and media self-regulation on road tour

With the access to information bill before parliament, the Gambia Press Union engages citizens about the importance of ATI legislation and media self-regulation.

Most aggressive attack on press freedom since Adama Barrow government assumed office

The Gambian government’s excessive use of force against anti-Adama Barrow protesters is reminiscent of the brutal clampdown by former President Jammeh and his government.

15 years later, killers of Deyda Hydara are revealed

Malick Jatta, a military personnel and a member of the hit-squad of then-president, Yahya Jammeh, told the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) that he participated in the killing of Mr. Hydara and confirmed that Jammeh ordered the assassination.