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Two-year jail terms for six journalists underscore need for Banjul visit by Hillary Clinton

Reporters Without Borders is appalled by the two-year jail sentences that the Banjul high court passed today on six journalists for alleged (...)

Published on 6 August 2009 Read


President’s threats leave journalists no room for free expression

Reporters Without Borders is very concerned about the seven journalists, all members of the Gambia Press Union, who are being tried for (...)

Published on 29 July 2009 Read


Six Gambia Press Union journalists freed on bail

The six journalists who were returned to Banjul’s Mile Two prison on 3 July were released again this morning on bail of 400,000 dalassi (10,800 (...)

Published on 7 July 2009 Read


Reporter freed, president urged to stop hounding newspaper

Reporters Without Borders is relieved to learn that reporter Augustine Kanjia of The Point daily newspaper, who had been held since 22 June at (...)

Published on 25 June 2009 Read


Seven journalists charged, six imprisoned, two more arrested as crackdown intensifies

Reporters Without Borders today expressed its deep concern and anger over a wave of repression that has been brought to bear for the last week on (...)

Published on 19 June 2009 Read


Yahya Jammeh orders hounding of journalists

Abdullamid Adiamoh, the managing editor of the independent daily Today, was sentenced yesterday by a Banjul court to a fine of 50,000 dalasis (...)

Published on 16 June 2009 Read


Regional group asked to intercede on behalf of missing journalist

Reporters Without Borders has written to Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, the president of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), asking (...)

Published on 24 April 2009 Read


Adjournment of trials facing editor of the daily The Point

Editor of the daily The Point, Pap Saine, yesterday had two trials in which he is facing charges adjourned to later in the month. In the first, (...)

Published on 12 March 2009 Read

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