Archive | 23/05/2016

Gambians Urged to Come Out in Large Numbers Today to Support Darboe & Co in Court


Lawyer Darboe and Co protesting before their arrest in Gambia 

Today 23rd May 2016 is another court appearance for the United Democratic Party (UDP) Leader Lawyer Ousainou Darboe and Co at High Court in Banjul. This is their first appearance after the former presiding judge Justice O. Ottaba declined hearing the case. When the case was called and the state counsel and that of the defence declared their presence, the trial judge then announced, “I wish to decline of the proceedings of this matter and I refer the case file to the Chief Justice for re-assignment,” the judge concluded. It is not clear whether the matter will proceed any further today, because, the Gambian Psychotic dictator Yahya Jammeh has fired his chief justice last week and  a judge has not yet to be appointed for the continuation of this trial. Continue reading