Archive | 12/05/2016

EU Parliament Deplores Gambia Gov’t Constant Persecution of Opposition Members

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European Parliament

The European Union parliament deplores the constant reports of harassment, arbitrary detention, persecution and forced disappearance of members of the political opposition, independent journalists and human right defenders. The Parliament calls for the immediate and unconditional release of all political prisoners; The EU parliament further stresses that, the respect for freedom of expression, association and assembly are fundamental to any democratic society and guaranteed by the Gambian Constitution, and that excessive force in response to peaceful protests should be avoided in all circumstances. Below is the EU parliament resolution on the current deplorable human rights issues in the Gambia:

European Union Parliament Motion For a Resolution on Gambia

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