Archive | 17/05/2016

List of UDP Arrestees Since 9th May 2016

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UDP Party militants

Since the unlawful arrest and torture to death in custody on the 14th April 2016 of the United Democratic Party (UDP) youth leader, Mr Ebrima Solo Sandeng and the subsequent arrest of the party leader Lawyer Ousainou Darboe and his executives on the 16th April, the government of The Gambia has continued to arrest and intimidate people who openly show their unreserved support against Yahya Jammeh’s persecution of political opponents. Most of the arrestees are arrested on the 9th May 2016 whose only crime is to demonstrate their support for Darboe and Co. Mostly, they are secretly arrested overnight and most of them are tortured and detained incommunicado without any contacts with the outside world. The following is the list of names known to be arrested so far and it will be worthy for people to share this list:

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The UDP Leader, Lawyer Ousainou Darboe Sent his Heartfelt Message of Appreciation to Gambians and Congratulated Sir Dawda K. Jawara on his 92nd Birthday

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Lawyer Ousainou Darboe

The Nelson Mandela of the Gambia Lawyer Ousainou Darboe has sent his heartfelt appreciation to the people of the Gambia for their unflinching support during these difficult times. In the same vein, he also congratulated the former president of the Republic of The Gambia, Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara on his 92nd birthday. Below is the statement in full:

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