Archive | 11/05/2016

Statement/Letter by GAMCOTRAP on the Current Human Rights Situation of Women in Prison

The executive Director of Gambia Committee on Traditional Practices Affecting The Health of Women and Children (GAMCOTRAP) Dr Isatou Touray and her organisation, have joined the long list of organisations and leaders to condemn and raised concerns about the Gambia government’s violation of the rights of her citizens, especially women and children on the current political crisis in the country.
Below is the statement/letter in full:

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Gambian Youths, Men and Women Determined to Take back Country from Jammeh’s Tyranny

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Democracy Not Dictatorship, Activists demanded

Another Wednesday, another court hearing of Nogoi Njie’s group, of which Solo Sandeng was the leader who was tortured to death in police custody in the Gambia. Today, Wednesday 11th May 2016 is yet going to be another wasteful day of our nation’s dwindling economy as Jammeh and his thugs will do everything possible to try and stop an unstoppable force, People’s Power. Gambians are determined to resist the tactics of fear and intimidation Jammeh’s government have been using since 1994. Youths, women’s groups and men of all ages are going out in large numbers to continue to demand the release of Ousainou Darboe and Co as well as Solo Sandeng “Dead or Alive”. Continue reading