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Court acquits two journalists on trial since January

A Banjul magistrates’ court yesterday finally acquitted two journalists – freelance reporter Sainey Marenah and The Voice editor Musa Sheriff – on (...)

Published on 22 January 2014 Read


Bans lifted on two media, but much still to be done

Reporters Without Borders takes note of a New Year’s Day announcement by the president’s office lifting bans on The Standard newspaper and Teranga (...)

Published on 3 January 2014 Read


Internet users targeted by changes to information law

Reporters Without Borders is very disturbed by amendments to the 2009 Information and Communications Act – the main law limiting freedom of (...)

Published on 5 July 2013 Read


Norbert Zongo and Deyda Hydara – symbols of impunity

A day after the 14th anniversary of journalist Norbert Zongo’s murder in Burkina Faso and two days before the 8th anniversary of journalist Deyda (...)

Published on 14 December 2012 Read


Thugs threaten to kill journalist, what are authorities doing?

Reporters Without Borders is very disturbed by an increase in threats and intimidation attempts against freelance journalist Abubacarr Saidykhan, (...)

Published on 15 November 2012 Read


Charges dropped against two journalists

Reporters Without Borders notes that the authorities yesterday dropped charges of conspiracy and inciting violence against two journalists, (...)

Published on 24 October 2012 Read


Month of censorship, harassment and threats for media from Jammeh

Gambia was in the headlines last month when President Yahya Jammeh, a former army lieutenant who seized power in a 1994 coup, announced that 47 (...)

Published on 28 September 2012 Read


Justice minister urged to prove claim that missing journalist is still alive

Reporters Without Borders calls on Gambian justice minister Edward Gomez to quickly produce evidence of his claim that “Chief” Ebrima Manneh, a (...)

Published on 11 October 2011 Read

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