Archive | 05/05/2016

Darboe and Co are Denied Justice Again: As their Bail Application have been Denied

 

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Protesters and Supporters with brooms which symbolises progress in sweeping Yahya Jammeh’s 22 years of dirt

The judge, Justice O. Ottaba of the Special Criminal Court in Banjul have gone against the dictates of the constitution of the Gambia to deny the bail application of Ousainou Darboe and Co today 5th May 2016. According to our sources on the ground, the judge has denied them bail because he believed the state prosecutor’s arguments that the defendants will interfere with the prosecution witnesses. Ousainou Darboe and Co appeared in court in high spirit, but the cruelty that is being meted out on they is beginning to have its toll on them as most of them appear frail. Continue reading

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A Milestone in the Struggle Against Dictatorship in The Gambia: As Gambians continue to Defy Jammeh 

Beginning of an end to intimidation and impunity in the Gambia

Wednesday 4th May 2016 was another milestone in our struggle to claim our beloved Gambia back from Dictator Yahya Jammeh and his enablers after the appearance in court for the first time, the group of  Solo Sandeng who were arrested on the 14th April 2016. They appeared in court amid heavy police escort and they were heavy covered to avoid the public having to see their torture marks. We reported on the 28th April 2016 that Nogoi Njie and Fatou Camara are alive and indeed they are, as they also appeared in court today, however, Solo Sandeng is yet to appear, which we will fight for his appearance “Dead or Alive” for as long as it takes. Continue reading